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What does LES stand for?

LES stands for Locally Employed Staff

This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Military and Government
  • Business, finance, etc.

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This year's winners, selected from 19 nominations worldwide, are Sherry Keneson-Hall, cultural affairs officer in Prague, who won the award given to a Foreign Service officer; Dominique Benbrahim, cultural affairs specialist in Rabat, who won the Gill Jacot-Guillarmod Award for a Locally Employed Staff member; and Michael Weider, chief of the Program Management Branch in the Executive Office of ECA/IIP, who won the Ilchman-Richardson Award for a Civil Service employee.
For locally employed staff, a preference exercise will also be conducted offering alternative employment, if suitable job opportunities can be found - or an early release package.
Although there are Chinese 'intelligence officers', both civilian and military, these fade into insignificance behind the mass of ordinary students, businessmen and locally employed staff who are working (at least part-time) on the orders of various parts of the State intelligence gathering apparatus.