The history of the dockers of Bermuda
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- BIU to hold mass meeting
- By Matthew Taylor, GazetteNET News, 12 February
2000. The BIU are to hold a mass membership meeting on
Tuesday after being slapped with a contempt of court order
for an illegal overtime ban. They will have to explain why
they should not be punished for breaking a 1998 injunction
forbidding them from breaking the Labour Relations Act by
banning scheduled overtime.
- Possible Sunday solution for docks
- GazetteNET News, 18 February 2000. Docks overtime
disputes could be relegated to history as both sides in
the current dispute consider scrapping Sunday
- Dockers call a truce during legal
- By Matthew Taylor, The GazetteNET News, 17 March
2000. The dockers went back to work last night after
downing tools during the day for their court bid to
overturn an injunction over their overtime ban.
- Fury over dockers' walk-out
- By Matthew Taylor, The Royal Gazette, 7 May
2000. Stevedoring Services Limited has blasted dockers For
walking off the job for a court hearing they had no chance
of attending. The hearing was to decide damages against
the Bermuda Industrial Union (BIU) after an earlier court
decision ruled that the dockers had broken an injunction
with an overtime ban.
- Bermuda Industrial Union trio to appeal
- By Matthew Taylor, The Bermuda Gazette, 12
may 2000. The Bermuda Industrial Union (BIU) trio at the
centre of a dock court case is to appeal after landing a
legal bill, because they launched an overtime ban,
believed to stretch well into six figures.