Pinder appointed acting director of labor
Veteran trade union leader John Pinder has been appointed acting director of labor, replacing Robert Farquharson, who will be moving on to another post, the Ministry of Labour announced yesterday.
The ministry said Pinder will take up the post effective May 1.
Farquharson will serve as executive manager at the Ministry of Labour, effective May 1, the ministry said.
They will both take up their duties on Tuesday, May 22.
“Mr. Robert Farquharson has been director of labor from September 23, 2013 to present,” the ministry said.
“He has had many years of experience in industrial relations and dealing with labour issues and protocols.
“Mr. John Pinder has been president of the Bahamas Public Services Union for 15 years.”