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Union slams Morton’s offer to break dispute deadlock

THE long-running dispute between the Morton Bahamas and the union representing line-staff appears to still be far from a resolution, with the latter slamming the company’s latest proposal as “egregious”.

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Airline refutes ‘bad deal’ claim

WESTERN Air yesterday pushed back against suggestions the lease of its San Andros terminal to the Airport Authority was a politically motivated “bad deal”, stating such insinuation was “inaccurate and ill-intentioned”.

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Ferreira insists low cost homes ‘overpriced’ by nearly $60,000

ENVIRONMENT Minister Romauld Ferreira has again hit out at housing developer Arawak Homes, asserting during his budget communication the company had “overpriced” homes in the Ardastra Gardens Subdivision by as much as $60,000.

Taxi union berates govt over licence plates job losses

Bahamas Taxicab Union (BTCU) yesterday expressed frustration over government failure to remedy an issue which has now left 30-40 drivers out of work, its president suggesting that government is “clueless” regarding how to untangle the “mess” the industry is in.

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AML centre pays tribute to 30-year director

AML Foods Limited yesterday opened their new learning and development centre in Nassau, dedicating the building to Frank J Crothers who has served as one of the company’s board of directors for 30 years.

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New school seeks to put focus on individual needs

A new school is opening its doors in September – aiming to provide children with a path through education to suit their individual needs.

Airport seeks food outlet ready to bring its A game

THE Lynden Pindling International Airport’s (LPIA) operator said yesterday that it is looking for a food and beverage operator to bring its “A game” for the airport’s “most prime space”.

Consultant: We've waited too long for Small Business Act

A small business consultant said yesterday that he is “disappointed” that after a decades-long wait there appears to be “very little movement’”towards the establishment of a Small Business Act to govern the sector, telling Tribune Business: “It’s been too long”.

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CIBC takes it way back for employee appreciation

STAFF at CIBC FirstCaribbean have been saluted by the company’s regional managing director as “the backbone of our institution”.

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More entrepreneurs funded by Investment Group

A MILLION-DOLLAR fund has picked out its latest young entrepreneurs to support.

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CDB: Bahamas sixth most vulnerable across region

THE Bahamas is the sixth most vulnerable country in the region, according to a recent Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) study.

Bank's aims mirror our own goals, insists Johnson

WITH The Bahamas set to host next year’s 50th Annual Board of Governors Meeting of the the Caribbean Development Bank, Financial Secretary Marlon Johnson has noted the priorities of the ban “mirrors” those of the Minnis Administration.

Hotel union set to hit back over 'dishonesty' claim by employers

The Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) yesterday pledged to “lay all of our cards on the table” over negotiations with the Bahamas Hotel Employers Association (BHEA).

Vantage shares operating learnings

Vantage Airport Group, a leading global airport investor, developer and manager, has marked the successful delivery of its second biennial operations workshop held this year in Nassau.

Budget under the microscope

The Financial Voice forum will present a panel of experts tomorrow to examine and offer perspectives on key aspects of the 2019/2020 budget.