January 16, 2015
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Baha Mar today announced its Melia Nassau Beach resort will close for two years to undergo a $100m renovation, which will result in several hundred more hotel workers losing their jobs.
SEVERAL persons were fired from the reservations department at Melia on Friday, the hotel confirmed.
THOUSANDS of hotel workers were yesterday put on work-to-rule as the Bahamas Hotel Catering & Allied Workers Union declared an “all-out war” with all properties represented by the Bahamas Hotel Employers Association due to a recent decision by the Meliá Nassau Beach Resort.
A SUPREME Court Justice has further adjourned proceedings over an ongoing gratuity dispute between the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union and the Melia Nassau Beach Resort until next week.
A SUPREME Court injunction barring the hotel union from engaging in industrial action over a gratuity dispute with the Melia Beach Nassau Beach resort remains in effect following an adjournment of legal proceedings on the matter yesterday.
A SUPREME Court justice yesterday extended an injunction that prevents the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union from engaging in industrial action over an ongoing gratuity dispute with the Melia Nassau Beach Resort.
THE Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) is “optimistic” that a Supreme Court injunction preventing the union from engaging in industrial action over a gratuity dispute with the Melia Nassau Beach resort will be lifted when the two sides meet in court this week.
THE Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union said yesterday that it remained unmoved by the Supreme Court’s extension of an injunction preventing it from taking industrial action against the Meliá resort until February 11.
BAHA Mar officials remain “hopeful” that an ongoing dispute between one of its hotels and the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union over gratuity payments will be “resolved” when the two parties meet in the Supreme Court this week.
Members of the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union have voted in favour of a strike against the Meliá Nassau Beach Resort over a gratuity dispute.