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BCCEC Attends International Labour Conference
By Alexavia Dorsett
Jun 24, 2013 - 2:51:22 PM

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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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