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BTVI and BGWU sign first industrial agreement

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Over 50 non-managerial and non-instructional staff will benefit from a three-year agreement signed by Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) and the Bahamas General Workers Union (BGWU). The first industrial agreement ever negotiated between BTVI and a union was signed March 1, 2023 at the Office of the Prime Minister, West Bay Street. The agreement which is estimated at a cost of $157,000 provides benefits of improved salary scales, allowances, merit pay increases, performance reviews, promotions, regularization among others. The Hon. Glenys Hanna-Martin, Minister of Education and Technical and Vocational Training congratulated the negotiating teams for BTVI and BGWU. “BTVI is one of the most important institutions in the further progress of our nation. It...