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Gas stations seek ‘pennies on gallon for liveable wage’

Bahamian petroleum retailers yesterday revealed they are seeking a “pennies on the gallon” margin increase equal to 7 percent of the landed cost of fuel to achieve their version of a “ liveable wage”.

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Sir Franklyn ‘surprised’ at hint margin talks ending

FOCOL’s chairman says he is “surprised” that Bahamian petroleum retailers indicated negotiations over a margin increase had ended because talks were ongoing at the Prime Minister’s Office yesterday.

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Sir Franklyn ‘more confident’ than ever gas woes solved

FOCOL’s chairman yesterday said he is “more confident” than ever before that the push by Bahamian petroleum retailers for increased margins can be resolved “without adversely impacting the motoring public”.

Esso dealers fearing rent hikes will hit all

The Bahamas Petroleum Retailers Association’s vice-president yesterday said he is “very, very concerned” by a dispute that has left one Esso dealer fearing he has no choice but to “give them back their station”.

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IAN FERGUSON: How to engage millennial staff

Millennials make up a sizeable percentage of today’s workforce. They come with a plethora of skills, strengths and, yes, special needs. This week’s column focuses attention on ways to keep these valuable team members consistently engaged.

Hinduism encroaching Bahamian life

The Bahamas is considered a Caribbean country, although it is really located in the Atlantic Ocean. The Caribbean is a religious and cultural melting pot, according to sociologists from the United States.