Consultative Association of Guyanese Industry


Welcome to the official website of the Consultative Association of Guyanese Industry Limited (CAGI). CAGI is the recognised employers organization in Guyana and represents the interest of many employers throughout Guyana. Its membership is comprised of major companies and corporations, as well as small and medium size enterprises both in the private and public corporate sectors.

One of the key responsibilities of CAGI is active lobbying to influence national labour policy, labour legislation, wage fixing, codes of practice and improved productivity. Read more about CAGI

Current Information

    Mission and Mandate of CAGI The Consultant Adviser’s responsibilities on behalf and for Employers/Enterprises include:

• Participation in policy formulation to influence national labour policy including labour legislation, wage fixing, codes of practice, and social policy which can contribute to the improvement of efficiency and higher productivity;

• An advisory service for the promotion and development of sound labour and industrial relations policies and practices including occupational safety and health (OSH) for improved labour relations and the working environment, and human resource development;

• Research findings and information on developments and trends on labour relations and labour market information;

• Professional consultancy services on employment relations and the management of human resources;

• Assistance in dispute settlement and representation before labour administration institutions;

• Representation on behalf of employers on national labour policy, legislation, and international labour standards;

• Provide opportunities for the general training and development of enterprise staff especially personnel practitioners in personnel management skills;

• Serve as a resource person and training facilitator on labour and industrial relations matters;

• Serve as a representative at national tripartite bodies involving Government and the social partners (employers and trade unions) in the consultative processes;

• Serve as representative of Employers (CAGI) on relevant national institutions including the Trade Union Recognition and Certification Board, National Tripartite Committee of the Ministry of Labour, National Child Labour Committee, National Insurance Appeals Tribunal; and the Private Sector Commission; and

• Maintaining and fostering relations and representation at CARICOM and the ILO levels at national and international meetings, seminars, and conferences.

The Guides are also available electronically at www.ilocarib.org.tt/trade