Nassau, Bahamas - Statement by Senator Fred Mitchell, Opposition Spokesman on Labour on the Passing of Alexander Thompson
behalf of the Progressive Liberal Party, I wish to express condolences
to the family of the late Alexander Thompson, a pioneering trade
unionist and a giant in labour history.His quiet presence as a part of a
team that built the Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union is fondly
remembered and greatly appreciated.
history of our country, he should be remembered for his enduring
contribution to the protection of the rights of workers and the
upholding of our democracy.
May he rest in peace.
Funeral services will be held on June 17th 2017, 10am at Ebenezer Methodist, Shirley Street, Nassau.