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April 7, 2024
Santander Sugar Factory

Teakettle man confirmed dead in workplace accident at Santander

34-year-old Khalil Hewlett, of Teakettle Village, Cayo District, is reported to have suffered fatal injuries to his face, head, and left leg while working at the [...]
April 4, 2024

Nadia Caliz defeats Ifasina Efunyemi for post of president of Belize National Teachers’ Union (BNTU)

The Union's annual National Convention took place starting on Wednesday in Belmopan at Our Lady of Guadalupe High School, being traditionally held in the week after [...]
April 4, 2024

The Belize Chamber of Commerce & Industry hosts the 2024 Link Up Job Fair

According to the Chamber, more than 1,400 vacancies are available from 32 agencies – including Government ministries, statutory bodies, and private companies.
March 22, 2024

Deputy Prime Minister Cordel Hyde apologizes to, warns unions, Mayas, and cañeros: “Not everybody can get all they want”

Deputy Prime Minister Cordel Hyde addressed several of these during his Budget Debate presentation, addressing himself to the Joint Unions Negotiating Team (JUNT) for “stalled talks” [...]
March 18, 2024

Stevedores to receive $1.6 million ex gratia payment in lieu of sugar redundancy after P.M. meets with CWU

An ex gratia payment of $1.6 million in addition to the offered $1.5 million will be brought to the House of Representatives for approval.
March 12, 2024

Clarifying the situation at the Port of Belize regarding stevedores and proposing a fair solution

PBL notes that there has been no award of compensation to stevedores made by the Essential Services Arbitration Tribunal (ESAT). The ESAT award of July 27, [...]
March 12, 2024
Port of Belize

Waterfront workers walk out over stalled negotiations; Port paralyzed

Last week Tuesday, stevedores walked off the job. Their union, the Christian Workers Union (CWU), had met with the Prime Minister to negotiate a redundancy payment. [...]
February 22, 2024
International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Trade Union Congress announces ‘boycott’ of IMF consultations

The Congress complains of being treated “as a checkbox” while recommendations to the Government appear to be weighted against public sector workers and middle and working-class [...]