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April 13, 2023

Increments are back – but public officers have to earn them, says Cabinet

After brief threats of potential industrial action were the increments not restored in the Budget by that time from the Public Service Union (PSU) and Belize [...]
April 13, 2023

‘Serious discussions’ ongoing to solve sugar impasse, Cabinet briefed

Musa and colleagues Jose Abelardo Mai and Oscar Mira are tasked with charting a path forward for the sugar industry and briefed the Cabinet this week.
March 29, 2023

Opposition and Public Service Union complain about delegation of powers by Public Service Commission

Its chairman, Diana Price Murillo, announces the Commission will delegate its power regarding the appointment of persons to hold or act in offices within the Public [...]
March 23, 2023

Labour and Rural Transformation Minister Oscar Requeña: “Our mission is to build resilient communities”

Those funds, he said, would support the stated mission of the Ministry “to build resilient communities in Belize through improved local governance, labour administration and sustainable [...]
March 22, 2023

Retired public officers protest Public Sector Workers’ Trust; Prime Minister promises investigation

Members of the ABRPO, which include public sector workers who saw a wage freeze implemented by the administration of Prime Minister Sir Manuel Esquivel from 1995 [...]
March 13, 2023

Pension reform: Prime Minister outlines plan to secure workers’ contributions

This follows an agreement reached with the Joint Unions Negotiating Team (JUNT) including the Public Service Union (PSU), Belize National Teachers’ Union (BNTU), and Association of [...]
March 9, 2023

Cabinet confirms way forward with Joint Unions: increments return and timeline for pension reform laid out

A statement from Belmopan announced this afternoon that the report from the Ministerial Consulting Team made recommendations on the issues of increments and pension reform, following [...]
March 7, 2023
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Cabinet takes charge of stalemate between BSCFA and BSI/ASR: ministerial sub-committee will determine way forward

After a presentation from the BSCFA in January, representatives from BSI/ASR had the opportunity to present to Cabinet the company’s stance. BSCFA members protested outside the [...]