Fijiís Ministry of Labour has cautioned the public not to associate with any employment agencies/people/groups recruiting Fijians and collecting money with the guarantee of providing employment in the United States of America.
Fijiís National Federation Party will go ahead and nominate Makereta Waqavonovono despite the courtsí decision to dismiss her application seeking clarification on her eligibility to contest the forthcoming election.
Fiji’s Minister for Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Jone Usamate has reassured the country of the implementation of the Wages Regulation Order(WRO which is expected to come into effect at month end.
In a statement, Usamate confirmed that the 10 Wages Councils, headed by Deputy Chairpersons are currently going through the submissions on the proposed Wages Regulation Order.
He will make a decision based on the recommendations of the Wages Council.
Currently the Wages Councils as required under Section 54(3) of the Employment Relations Promulgation are looking through written objections received during the objection period against the proposed WRO. This is expected to be completed by the end of this week.
Usamate said that Government is fully committed to social justice for workers in ensuring fair wages that are also affordable to employers.
An 8 to 15 per cent increase has been proposed 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.
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Only call details given to police in 670 cases: VFVodafone Fiji says it provided call details in 670 cases to police on the production of a search warrant or court order, but does not listen to or record calls, and could not provide such information.
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