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Wednesday, August 17

Hamilton workers down tools for fired garbage collector

Bermuda Sun.."TUESDAY, AUGUST 16: Manual workers for the City of Hamilton downed tools today after a dispute over a garbage collector fired after being convicted of hitting a teenage girl.

Bermuda Industrial Union members responsible for trash collection, road cleaning and parks maintenance left work for a meeting at the union HQ.

Gary Edwards, acting chief operating officer at the City of Hamilton, confirmed that BIU members had walked off the job for a meeting on Tuesday morning, but returned to work after lunchtime."