News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – Premier David Burt and the Minister of Finance, Curtis Dickinson hosted a luncheon for representatives of Bermuda’s Unions to discuss the 2021-2022 Budget on Sunday (Feb 28).

In attendance was Armell Thomas, President of the Bermuda Public Services Union, Nishathi Bailey, President of Bermuda Union of Teachers, Marcus Wade, Vice President of the Bermuda Industrial Union, Sgt David Bhagwan, Vice Chairman of Bermuda Police Association.

Premier David Burt said: “Our unions are the Government of Bermuda’s most valued partners, and it was important that we discussed the 2021 Budget with them first. The Government also thanked them for the 10 percent financial sacrifice their members made to help the country’s finances during these challenging times.”

The Minister of Finance added: “Bermuda’s Unions are key stakeholders in our economy, and it is important we continue an active and transparent dialogue as we look to grow our economy. We recognize their hard work and appreciate their sacrifice as it assisted the country greatly during these unprecedented times.”