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Type Report
Title An investigation and review of employment practices in the public and private sectors in region four, Guyana
Author(s)
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2007
URL http://ethnicrelations.org.gy/publications/reports/employment-practices.pdf
Abstract
This study sought to investigate and review employment practices in the public and private sectors
in Region Four, Guyana. The research was also conducted to determine whether over the five year
period, August 2001-August 2006, there has been equitable distribution of employment to the
different ethnic groups in Guyana.
In order to fulfil the purpose of this research, the following questions were posed:
- What ratio of the various ethnic groups, comprise the current staff within the
various employment sectors in Region Four?
- What proportion of staff by ethnic groups, have been recruited and exited the various
sectors in Region Four, over the period August 2001-August 2006?
- What policies exist within the participating organizations and the extent to which policies
are utilized?
- What activities, processes and procedures were carried out in the procurement and
termination of staff in the public and private sectors in Region Four, Guyana?
The data analysed in this study was derived from the results of surveys carried out in fourteen
organizations in Region Four, Guyana. The organizations constituted the public and private
sectors and the trade union. Current staff lists, employment records of incoming and outgoing
staff and reasons for employees exit were examined for the period August 2001 to August 2006.

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