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BWS LogoFriday, October 23rd, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: Belize Water Services Limited (BWSL) and the Belize Water Services Workers Union (BWSWU) has finalised a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), this according to release issued by the company today.

The new CBA will be submitted to the Ministry of Labour for review before its formal signing. In the interim, both parties have agreed a Memorandum of Understanding which effectively implements the new agreement commencing November 1, 2015.

Part of the release reads, quote “BWSL’s Management and the BWS Workers Union Executive, recognizing the importance having a satisfied work force and good work practices, made a number of improvements on the previous agreement. A number of benefits were increased or added; more recognition is given to employees with long tenure; and special attention has been given to health and safety in the workplace.”

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