Bermuda Chamber of Commerce Suspends MacPhee After BIU Incident

“President of the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce Ronald Viera has said that Ms MacPhee has been suspended without pay, and they will “meet with the full executive board as soon as possible to discuss further action.”

Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Joanne MacPhee has extended a public apology to the members of the Bermuda Industrial Union, and also personally thanked BIU President Chris Furbert.

BIU members were marching through Hamilton yesterday [Feb 5] to protest the labour dispute with the Fairmont Hamilton Princess, and Ms MacPhee, who was on vacation at the time, yelled at them.

She has apologised for her actions, and also extended her thanks to Mr. Furbert for defusing the situation.

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