On 31st August 2021, the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC), Guyana Teachers Union (GTU), and Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) joined hands in taking the Government- i.e., the Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs-to Court. The Unions are being represented by abled Attorneys-at-law, Darren Wade and Dane Victor Elliot-Hamilton. The Unions’ applicants, Dawn Gardener, Lincoln Lewis, and Coretta McDonald-representatives of […]

This is the fifth and final installment of the Termination of Employment and Severance Pay Act. This installment is the continuation of Part III, ‘Termination of Employment,’ which deals with notice and certification of termination, determination by the Chief Labour Officer, complaints of unfair dismissal, and remedies. The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) trusts, armed with the law, workers will […]

The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) calls on the Irfaan Ali government to remove visa restrictions for Haitians. Haitians deserve protection and respect consistent with the vision and protocols adumbrated by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and of which the country is a member. In times of national crisis, which Haiti is experiencing, citizens are deserving of protection consistent with Human […]

The COVID-19 pandemic is devastating in the context of negatively disrupting economic progress, obstructing socializing, sporting, recreational, educational, vacations, the functioning of the judiciary and many other activities and interactions. It is also negatively impacting on the mental health capacity of many persons and has resulted in resistance to confinement instituted to impact the spread of the virus. The prevailing pandemic […]

The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) calls on the Government of Guyana to immediately cease and desist further distribution and administration of the Sputnik V coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine to the population in Guyana until such vaccine satisfies all requirements and is approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO).  The WHO is the international organisation that approves the safe use of […]

Last Wednesday the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) hosted an event on the way forward for Guyana. A presentation was made by businessman, Mr. Stanley Ming, outlining a vision for Guyana for the next ten years that stands to include all Guyanese in new Guyana where environmental safety could be assured, and the potentials of the resources and wealth utilised […]

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