After the announcement of the team to the International Cricket Councilís (ICC) East-Asia Pacific (EAP) regionís Twenty20 World Cup and World Cricket League Qualifiers in Lismore next month, Cricket Fiji has now turned its attention to the Senior Menís De
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.
Change to see Fund returns to purposeChanges soon to be implemented by the Fiji National Provident Fund where it will secure 70 per cent of members' funds and allow members' the 30 per cent for their use, is not new and one that had been in the pipeline since 2012, says fund chief executive Aisake Taito.
'Green'-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor ShowGas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking centre stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show.
Vodafone Fiji, Tonga telco in allianceVodafone Fiji and Tonga Communications Corporation today signed a strategic partnership alliance that will allow the Tongan company to leverage off the experience of their Fijian counterparts.
Logicís debut album Under Pressure out Oct 24After years of hard work in the studio and on the road, Logic has completed his debut album with Under Pressure due to release October 24, with the title track, Under Pressure, is now available.
Clean-up day to curb dengue outbreakFiji's Ministry of Health has declared a clean-up day next Thursday for residents in the central division as it ups the tempo against a dengue fever outbreak currently experienced in the country.