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August 16, 2012 12:00:00 AM
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Fiji’s Wages Council has deferred the effective date of all the ten new Wages Regulations Orders 2012 from August 15 to October 31 in order for them to review all submissions made by the stakeholders.

This is in accordance with section 54 (b) of the Employment Relations Promulgation 2007.

The Council had earlier proposed an eight to 15 per cent increase which was expected to come into effect yesterday for the 10 employment sectors including, Printing Trades, Wholesale & Retail Trades, Hotel & Catering Trades, Garment Industry, Sawmilling & Logging Industry, Road Transport, Building & Civil & Electrical Engineering Trades, Manufacturing Industry, Mining & Quarrying Industry and Security Services.

By Mereani Gonedua
 

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