Union President Speaks on Severance and Pension

Updated: May 27, 2016

The Christian Workers Union has a mandate to fight for its union members and to ensure that their employers follow the labour laws of Belize when it comes to salaries, benefits and the likes.  With the recent signing of two Collective Bargaining Agreements with Central Bank of Belize and the Belize Port Authority, CWU’s President, Audrey Matura-Shepherd highlighted the difference between pension and severance and how some employers have attempted to hoodwink their workers on this issue.


When the Christian Workers Union negotiation CBAs on behalf of their members, it is basically to ensure that the workers are treated and compensated fairly for their services rendered.