MOU signed to train, license electrical contractors

The Ministry of Labour – Board of Industrial Training (BIT) and the Ministry of Public Works-Government Electrical Inspectorate (GRO) have collaborated to train and...

GTU President blasts govt.’s for refusal to honour multi-year agreement for increases

As members of the teaching profession get set to hear their salary increases from the current administration, the Guyana Teachers Union has registered its...

“You have to be the change you want to see” – Commissioner Hicken tells...

Thirty young men from Leopold Street, Georgetown will embark on a development training programme which will equip them with skills to enter the workforce....

Over 700 graduate from BIT training in Region Six

Through the Labour Ministry, the Guyana Government continues to create avenues for upskilling and employment countrywide. An indication of this continuous endeavour is the expansive...

Salaries of some police officers increase by as much as 21% 

President Dr Irfaan Ali this morning announced salary adjustments to members of the Guyana Police Force. President Ali announced the following: Constables will now have their...

“Measly” eight percent salary increase will only widen brain drain – Coalition warns

The eight percent increase in public servant's salaries will have no effect on ceasing the mass exodus of trained Guyanese state employees, the country's...

Public Service Minister refutes Opposition’s claims that 8% increase “oppressive” to working class 

Minister of Public Service, Sonia Parag has refuted claims made by the Opposition about the government's plan to "oppress" the working class with the...

Labour Minister says Public Sector salary now competitive with Private Sector

Minister of Labour, Joseph Hamilton said that the increases for the public sector signals the government's intention to make the lives of Guyanese better,...

Ali failed to honour his word on salary hike for public servants; promised 20...

Opposition Leader, Aubrey Norton has called out President Dr Irfaan Ali for going back on his word on salary hikes for public servants. Norton said...

Gov’t to take health and safety beyond workplace – Min. Hamilton

To address the ‘no-safety culture’ in Guyana which has been deemed a ‘national problem’, the Labour Ministry is looking to roll out a comprehensive...

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