G4S has more than 620,000 employees and operations in over 125 countries.
As at the end of December 2012, G4S employees were located as follows:
| North America
| Middle East
|Latin America and Caribbean
|Total number of employees
(by geographical segment)
Of the total workforce, approximately 90% are employed in front-line positions delivering services to customers with the remainder working in management, supervisory and support roles.
G4S has set standards to ensure that all employees are treated with respect, dignity and fairness. These standards cover issues such as health and safety, diversity and inclusion, transparent and fair procedures for dealing with disciplinary matters, grievances and redundancies, reward and recognition, and labour relations and freedom of association.
Local line and human resources managers are responsible for ensuring compliance with these standards
See our Corporate Social Responsibility section for more information on employee engagement.