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Labour Laws Primer

Labour Laws Primer

The "LABOUR LAW PRIMER" is a document which sets out the basic principles of employment in Guyana and is intended to guide employers and employees generally. Every citizen has the right to work, duty to the work and the right to leisure. These rights and duties are provided for by the Constitution of Guyana. Employment provides income to workers and contributes to economic development. The Labour Laws of Guyana provide a measure ... Continue Reading

Published : Wed, Oct 15, 2014

The Impact of Employment on HIV treatment adherence

The Impact of Employment on HIV treatment adherence

In 2013 the ILO commissioned a team of independent researchers, managed by the ILO HIV and AIDS and the World of Work Branch (ILOAIDS) to assess the evidence on the relationship between the employment status of people living with HIV and their adherence to treatment. The study review was undertaken in two parts. The first component was based on a systematic review of existing studies that had looked at the association ... Continue Reading

Published : Mon, Sep 29, 2014

Recommendations concerning HIV and AIDS and the World of Work, 2010

Recommendations concerning HIV and AIDS and the World of Work, 2010

This booklet contains the text of the ILO Recommendation concerning HIV and AIDS and the world of work, 2010 (No. 200), and the accompanying Resolution for the promotion and implementation of the Recommendation which reflect the strong support of the ILO’s tripartite constituents. The HIV pandemic is one of the most significant challenges to health, development, and economic and social progress facing the world today. In the countries that are worst ... Continue Reading

Published : Mon, Sep 29, 2014

National HIV/AIDS WorkplacePolicy

National HIV/AIDS WorkplacePolicy

This national workplace policy on HIV/AIDS is to be adopted, as the minimum standards that must be implemented, by all employers, trade unions and employee representatives and government,. The policy concerns prevention measures for occupational safety and health, protection and support for employees already living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, and use of the workplace as a forum to disseminate information and awareness on HIV/AIDS. Objectives  The objectives of this policy are: National ... Continue Reading

Published : Mon, Sep 29, 2014

Decent Work Country Programme

Decent Work Country Programme

Guyana was one of 13 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries that participated in the ILO's Tripartite Caribbean Employment Forum (TCEF), held in Barbados in October 2006. At that Forum, the tripartite constituents adopted a Declaration and Plan of Action in which they resolved “… to formulate Decent Work Country Programmes to advance decent work priorities in national development agendas”. They also recognized the TCEF as “… a major first step towards ... Continue Reading

Published : Sat, Sep 27, 2014


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