Tag: Ministry of Labour

Several Region 7 communities to benefit from BIT programmes

Several Region 7 communities to benefit from BIT programmes

Neola Damon Neola Damon- June 29, 2022

Several communities in the Upper Mazaruni district (Region Seven) are gearing up to access training programmes being provided by the ... Read More

Increased minimum wage for private-sector workers payable from July 1

Increased minimum wage for private-sector workers payable from July 1

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- June 28, 2022

Minimum wage for private sector employees has been officially increased by 36 per cent effective July 1. This will see ... Read More

Three-pronged approach to improve OSH in work places  

Three-pronged approach to improve OSH in work places  

Neola Damon Neola Damon- June 23, 2022

Increased training and staff complement, and the implementation of a recording and notification of occupational accidents and diseases (RNOAD) system ... Read More

Labour ministry recovers $13M for employees treated unfairly

Labour ministry recovers $13M for employees treated unfairly

Neola Damon Neola Damon- June 23, 2022

- Non-compliant companies will be exposed- Minister Hamilton warns The Ministry of Labour has, to date, recovered some $13 million ... Read More

Gov’t correcting lack of skills in Guyana – Minister Hamilton

Gov’t correcting lack of skills in Guyana – Minister Hamilton

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- June 20, 2022

The PPP/C Administration has taken a decision to address the lack of skilled personnel countrywide, specifically to meet the labour ... Read More

Think outside the box – Minister Hamilton urges women pursuing BIT programmes

Think outside the box – Minister Hamilton urges women pursuing BIT programmes

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- June 19, 2022

Women are being encouraged to participate in more non-traditional training programmes offered by the Ministry of Labour’s Board of Industrial ... Read More

Kwakwani NDC, forestry officers to benefit from OSH training

Kwakwani NDC, forestry officers to benefit from OSH training

Neola Damon Neola Damon- June 14, 2022

Members of the Kwakwani Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC), forestry officers and other stakeholders will soon benefit from a labour and ... Read More

Technical institutions urged to rethink their roles, functionality

Technical institutions urged to rethink their roles, functionality

Neola Damon Neola Damon- June 11, 2022

Minister of Labour Joseph Hamilton, has called on technical institutions to rethink their roles and functionality to support government’s effort ... Read More

New Kwakwani labour office, training centre commissioned

New Kwakwani labour office, training centre commissioned

Neola Damon Neola Damon- May 31, 2022

Minister of Labour, Joseph Hamilton, M.P, on Tuesday, commissioned the first labour office and training centre in Kwakwani, Sub-District Two, ... Read More

More BIT programmes for Lindeners

More BIT programmes for Lindeners

Neola Damon Neola Damon- May 30, 2022

Seven technical and vocational training programmes will soon be offered to Lindeners through the Board of Industrial Training (BIT), as ... Read More

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