Ask an employer or a hiring manager if they will employ a person with a mental health illness and the response will be quite discouraging, even though the manager may be silently suffering from mental health issues themselves.
May 1, celebrated as International Labor Day, is a time to reflect on how having a decent, motivated, and valued workforce can unite employees and promote economic growth and social development growth in Liberia.
Our attention has been drawn to the recent alleged assault incident at the Guarantee Trust Bank in which an employee was physically and mentally abused by the managing director of the bank. We have also obtained additional reports from bank employees of bad labor practices, unjustified dismissals, retaliation, and the creation of a hostile work environment.
Human resource professionals need a strong voice at the decision table in the public sector to lead these transformations suitably and professionally.
A letter from the Association of Liberian Human Resource Professionals calling on President George Weah to restrict his proposed salary reduction to presidential appointees.
In January 2006, after the swearing-in of Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf—the first woman elected to be president of any African country—the hope of many Liberians after years of civil turmoil was anchored to her education; experience; international leverages; and political, economic and social ability.