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l-r: Janet Khalfani, Nurses Union; Jennifer Isaacs Dotson, National Congress of Trade Unions; Rhoda Jackson, Bahamas Ambassador in Geneva; Cleola Hamilton, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Edison Sumner, CEO of the BCCEC and Harcourt Brown, Director of Labour. Hamilton and Brown represented government, Khalfani and Isaacs-Dotson represented labour/employees and Sumner represented employers. Additionally, Hamilton presented a speech to the general assembly on Tuesday on behalf of the Government of The Bahamas.
The Bahamas Chamber of
Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC) was recently represented
among the 5,000 delegates from around the world that flocked to the
International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland this month to
adopt and oversee compliance with international labour standards and
discuss important issues of concern to the world of work. Job provision
for growing and aging populations, sustainable development, social
dialogue and recession recovery are a few of the topics addressed during
the 102nd session hosted by the International Labour Organization (ILO).
l-r: Hon. Errol McLoed, Minister of Labour and Small and Micro Enterprise Development, Trinidad and Tobago and Edison Sumner, CEO of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation.
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