The Ministry of Labour informs all employers, employees and the public that ALL EMPLOYERS are required by section 45 of The Labour Act Cap 297 of the Substantive Laws of Belize (Revised Edition 2011) to inform the Labour Commissioner prior to terminating the employment of any worker.

The Office of the Labour Commissioner is available to address employment concerns and queries that may result because of the current and unprecedented circumstances facing Belize in relation to COVID-19. It is very important that there be full legal compliance for the benefit of all, especially during this time. Therefore, employers are encouraged to contact the Office of the Labour Commissioner via any of the following:

Ministry of Labour, Local Government and Rural Development
Belmopan Headquarters
Cor. #29 Raccoon Ave. & #6129 Brown St.
Phone: (501)802-2663/2297
Labour Commissioner e-mail: labour.comm@labour.gov.bz
The Ministry of Labour encourages everyone to stand united and work in partnership to simultaneously reduce health risks, protect labour and promote good industrial relations.