• BITU President appeals for a New Culture in Occupational Safety and Health

    He said that, based on ILO data, every day in the world 6,300 people die as a result of occupational accidents or work-related diseases; more than 2.3 million people die per year; and there are 317 million accidents occurring on the job annually.

  • BITU inks new Wage and Fringe Benefits Agreement with Bahia Principe Hotel

    The BITU and the Management of the Bahia Principe Hotel concluded negotiations for a new wage contract, which spans January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2019 with the signing of a Heads of Agreement on May 1, 2018 coinciding with this year’s International Workers’ Day.

  • BITU Hosts Heinz Simonitsch School students

    Recently, the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union had the privilege of hosting several students from the school, who were chaperoned by their Principal Mrs. Bert and supporting staff.

  • BITU wants to prepare its members for the “new world of work”.

    PRESIDENT of the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union (BITU), Senator Kavan Gayle, says his union has no option but to prepare its members for the challenges and opportunities associated with an emerging “new world of work”.

  • BITU serves Strike Notice on UDC

    Mr. Thomas says the real flare-up came as a result of what he describes as an inflexible “take-it-or-leave-it” posture taken by the UDC at a meeting on August 9.


    Mr. Thomas however elaborated that “We must remind the GM that, despite our mutual commitment to the economic and social development of the country, we cannot lose sight of the human resources element and the need to ensure that those who are currently employed in the developmental projects, as well as those who are employed by lead agencies, such as the UDC, in St. Ann, are considered in the projections”.

  • Industrial Action looming at EL GRECO HOTEL

    BITU, Workers react angrily to dismissal of Senior Delegate….