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Minimum Wage Increases for All Categories of Workers

The Ministry of Rural Transformation, Community Development, Labour and Local Government notifies the public that in accordance with the Wages Council (Wages Regulation) (Consolidation) (Amendment) Order, 2022, Statutory Instrument No. 169 of 2022, and Wages Regulation (Manual Workers) (Amendment) Order 2022, Statutory Instrument No. 170 2022, the minimum wage for all categories of workers has increased to $5.00 per hour effective January 1, 2023.

Minimum wage to increase to $5 per hour this July; cost of living still on the rise

On Thursday, March 24th, during the sitting of the House of Representatives, Deputy Prime Minister Honourable Cordel Hyde announced that as of July 1st, the minimum wage would increase from $3.30 to $5 per hour. Belizeans welcome this increase when the cost of living rises due to inflation caused by factors such as elevated fuel prices.

Establishment of a Minimum Wage Task Force

The Ministry of Rural Transformation, Community Development, Labour, and Local Government is pleased to announce the appointment of a Minimum Wage Task Force to oversee the implementation of the five-dollar minimum wage commitment of Plan Belize. The task force conducted its inaugural meeting today at the ministry's conference room in Belmopan.

Ministry of Agriculture Observes World Bee Day

A virtual symposium in observance of World Bee Day was hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise on May 20, 2021.

Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise Holds Annual General Meeting

The objective of the AGM was to present accomplishments and workplans that will guide the Ministry in its planning, activities, and initiatives over the next 12 months. The workplans outlined the vision of the various departments and partner agencies to promote agriculture locally and to be more export-oriented under the new programmatic framework of vegetable and root crops, grains, traditional crops, and livestock, among others.