2019 Agenda  Policy Priorities

World Trade Organization Accession

  • Research on the affects of WTO Accession on the Bahamian Economy;

  • Dialog with the Government;

  • Update Membership on Progress Through Educational Seminars, Conferences and Open Forums

1.

National Health Insurance Scheme

  • Collaborative Effort with the National Health Insurance Authority.

2.

Improvements to the Ease of Doing Business

  • Efforts Toward the Establishment of a Single Window Policy for Business Licensing.

3.

Energy and Environmental Issues

  • Spearheading Initiatives that Improve the Environment;

  • Focus on Lower Energy Costs;

  • Ban on Single Use Plastics and Styrofoam.

4.

Responsible Taxation and Government Transparency

  • Dialog with the Government;

  • Update Membership on Progress.

5.

Arbitration of Ongoing Labor Disputes

  • Addressed As the Need Arises.

6.

Members and Membership

  • Increased Member Benefits and Services

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