November 26, 2023

National Trade Union Congress of Belize (NTUCB) demands Government of Belize to withdraw telephone allowance increase for high ranking government officers

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The National Trade Union Congress of Belize (NTUCB) joins the Public Service Union of Belize (PSU) and the Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) [...]
November 24, 2023

Belize National Teachers’ Union threatens “to roar” over increased Government allowances, delays in increments and salary

For these and obvious other reasons, the Union in a press statement today treats with “tremendous disdain” news of a telephone allowance increase to chief executive [...]
October 26, 2023

Luke Martinez on occupational health and safety: ‘Enact this bill now’

Martinez, filling in as temporary Senator, informed the Senate that a deadline set following a meeting with Labour Minister Oscar Requeña and previously with Prime Minister [...]
October 3, 2023

Essential Services Arbitration Tribunal ruling on Port award due Friday as Christian Workers’ Union condemns ‘disrespect’ for stevedores

But even after the matter was determined by the Essential Services Arbitration Tribunal (ESAT) in 2021, the Port of Belize Limited continues to insist that as [...]
October 3, 2023

Christian Workers’ Union upset with leverage attempt by Port of Belize over insurance for stevedores

In a statement, the Union said that with coverage from the previous provider set to expire and an agreement in place for new coverage, the Port [...]
July 8, 2023

‘Concerned members’ of the National Teachers Union continue to challenge the new President: ‘Is Ruth Shoman a valid member of BNTU?’

She pointed out that she has been a BNTU staff representative at her school for 15 years before being elected as National Secretary at the same [...]
July 2, 2023

‘Concerned Members’ of Teachers Union file petition against new President Ruth Shoman

The statement is in support of a petition against the President and intention to file a court case for judicial review of the issue.
June 9, 2023

Christian Workers’ Union to strike over Port of Belize refusing to negotiate sugar award

The CWU and Port of Belize have been at odds concerning the alleged redundancy of stevedores with respect to the sugar industry, which has moved and [...]