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  1. Belize - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour (Amendment) Act 2005 (No. 3 of 2011).

    Adoption: 2011-04-13 | BLZ-2011-L-86622

    Makes numerous amendments to the Act to reform the provisions concerning termination of employment. These include amendments to Sections 2 (definitions); 4 (complaints of unfair dismissal to be treated by the Labour Commissioner); 26 (continuous employment); 29A (probationary period); Part VI (repealed). Adds new Sections 36 to 48 concerning termination of contract, notice periods, unfair dismissal. Repeals and replaces Section 183 concerning severance pay and amends Section 184. Inserts new Part XX establishing a Labour Complaints Tribunal.

  2. Belize - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Act (Cap. 297). - Legislation on-line Act on-line

    Adoption: 1959-12-31 | BLZ-1959-L-64160

    Part I: Preliminary. Part II: The Labour Department. Part III: Labour Inspection. Part IV: Labour Advisory Board. Part V: Contracts of Service Generally. Part VI: Oral Contracts of Service. part VII: Written Contracts of Service. Part VIII: Recruiting. Part IX: Employment Service. Part X: Protection of Wages. Part XI: Hours of Work, Overtime and Holidays (including, inter alia, breaks, night rest, shifts and payment of daily workers). Part XII: Labour Clauses in Public Contracts (including freedom of workers to join trade unions). Part XIII: Safety, Health and Housing. Part XIV: Forced Labour. Part XV: Employment of Women and Children (also provisions on employment at sea). Part XVI: Maternity Protection. Part XVII: Domestic Servants. Part XVIII: Severance Pay Provisions. Part XIX: Miscellaneous Provisions.


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