Departments

Ms. Maria Khelawan, Chief Executive Officer/Executive Secretary Ms. Maria Khelawan, Chief Executive Officer/Executive Secretary
The Board of Industrial training was established under the Industrial Training Act Chapter 39:04 of the Laws of Guyana. Its membership comprises representatives of employers, and employees' organizations along with Government representation, under the chairmanship of the Minister of Labour. BOARD MEMBERSHIP Mr. Clinton Williams - ChairmanMr. Nowrang Persaud - Vice-ChairmanMr. Jairam PetamMr. Desmond MorianMrs. Rosemarie Terborg-DavisMr. Aslim SinghMr. Azzam Pasha MohamedMr. Patrick FindlayMr. Denis JaikaranMr. Michael TurnerMr. Tarachand BalgobinMr. Hydar Ally As part of its mandate the Board is committed to provide training opportunities for youths, apprentices and single parents, thereby equipping them with marketable skills in a variety…
Mr. Charles Ogle, Chief Labour Officer Mr. Charles Ogle, Chief Labour Officer
Mission To contribute to the economic and social development of Guyana by executing appropriate policies and programmes that will maintain a stable industrial relations climate; enhance the safety and health of workers by ensuring improved working conditions at worksites; develop a social compact aimed at increasing the productivity and competitiveness of enterprises in the production and service sectors and provide a range of services to employers, trade unions and employees in order to create an atmosphere of mutual trust and social justice between management and labour.
Chief Central Recruitment and Manpower Officer: Ms. Valarie Moore Chief Central Recruitment and Manpower Officer: Ms. Valarie Moore
The Central Recruitment and Manpower Agency is a division of the Ministry of Labour, Human Services and Social Security that interacts with employers and persons seeking jobs to facilitate job placements. This Agency, formerly known as the Employment Exchange, was established by the Government of Guyana in October 1944, for the purpose of collecting and furnishing information to employers who wish to recruit workers and persons who are seeking employment. The agency registers applicants for employment, taking specific note of their occupational qualifications, experiences and desires, and interviews them for employment and evaluates, if necessary, their physical and vocational abilities.…
Head of the Statistical Department is Mr. Ivelaw Henry Head of the Statistical Department is Mr. Ivelaw Henry
MISSION To ensure that policies relating to issues that fall under the purview of the Ministry Labour, Human Services and Social Security are evidence- based as a result of the collection, analysis and dissemination of related statistics through the provision of up-to-date data on the work done in the Ministry’s labour related department (Board of Industrial Training, Central Recruitment and Manpower Agency, Industrial Relations, Occupational Safety and Health, as well as other departments and divisions.)
Chief Cooperative Development Officer, Ms. Carol Valz Chief Cooperative Development Officer, Ms. Carol Valz
The Cooperative Department of the Ministry of Labour has responsibility for registering, monitoring, regulating and cancelling Cooperative Societies and Friendly Societies. MISSION To guide, support, monitor and regulate Co-operatives Development in the ten Administrative Regions of Guyana, specifically, Co-operative Societies and Friendly Societies. FUNCTIONS The Department executes the following functions in pursuit of its mission: Work with and encourage the Apex Body and other secondary bodies to assume responsibility for the Co-operative Movement. Process registration and cancellation in accordance with the Co-operative and Friendly Societies Act. Review and keep up-to-date the legal framework within which Co-operatives and Friendly Societies operate.…

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