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Brooks Tropicals fires 123 more people as operations close

Brooks Tropicals fires 123 more people as operations close

Posted: February 19, 2016. 10:25 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff:  Brooks Tropicals, which had announced its intention to close operations in the country last week, intends to lay off 123…

Fired air traffic controllers “would have compromised safety”

Fired air traffic controllers “would have compromised safety”

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016. 8:17 p.m. CST By Aaron Humes: This week we learned of a situation at the Philip Goldson International Airport (PGIA), where four air traffic controllers…

SSB workers protest over withheld allowance

SSB workers protest over withheld allowance

Tuesday, October 6th 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: Today a nationwide protest was staged by staff of the Belize Social Security Board and the Christian Workers Union has stepped in.  According…

Christian Workers Union to meet with Port and begin CBA negotiations

Christian Workers Union to meet with Port and begin CBA negotiations

Thursday, October 1st, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: The Christian Workers Union says it is ready to begin negotiations on the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with Port of Belize Limited on…

Labour Department breaks CWU/FCIB deadlock

Labour Department breaks CWU/FCIB deadlock

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: Late on Monday evening there was a briefing of the press regarding the latest in the ongoing dispute between First Caribbean International Bank…

Civil Aviation Minister says air traffic controllers’ issues being addressed

Civil Aviation Minister says air traffic controllers’ issues being addressed

Thursday, February 26, 2015. AARON HUMES Reporting: The stand-off at the Philip Goldson International Airport between air traffic controllers and the Department of Civil Aviation appears to have simmered down.…

Air Traffic Controllers back at work, no penalties for Saturday’s occurrence

Air Traffic Controllers back at work, no penalties for Saturday’s occurrence

Tuesday, February 24, 2015. AARON HUMES Reporting: The air traffic controllers recently taken sick are back on the job following a Monday afternoon meeting with their bosses at the Ministry…

Labour education seminar held in Punta Gorda

Labour education seminar held in Punta Gorda

Friday, February 13, 2015. JUAN CAAL Reporting: A one day seminar on labor issues was held today in Cattle Landing village in the Toledo district. Labour Commissioner Ivan Williams says…

Beltraide Graduates 34 Trainees from the Belmopan Area

Beltraide Graduates 34 Trainees from the Belmopan Area

Friday, February 6, 2015. GWEN NUNEZ GONZALEZ Reporting: Thirty four proud and energetic young leaders received their job readiness certificates today at the George Price Center in Belmopan after completing…

New president promises NTUCB will be “powerhouse”

New president promises NTUCB will be “powerhouse”

Monday, February 2, 2015. AARON HUMES Reporting: The National Trade Union Congress of Belize (NTUCB) held its Annual General Meeting on the island of Caye Caulker this past weekend, highlighted…

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