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Shine A Light: Goundar And The Filipino Seafarers Case

Permanent Secretary Osea Cawaru said this while responding to questions sent to the ministry by Shine a Light.
26 Apr 2021 13:57
Shine A Light: Goundar And The Filipino Seafarers Case
Filipino seafarers Photo: Ivamere Nataro

The Ministry of Labour has recovered outstanding wages for the Filipino seafarers such as annual leave, including arrears of wages due to the workers.

Permanent Secretary Osea Cawaru said this while responding to questions sent to the ministry by Shine a Light.

However, Adrienne Ali, of Interalia law firm in Suva, disputed the ministry’s response.

Ms Ali is representing the seven Filipino seafarers, who had alleged mistreatment and breach of contract, while being employed by Goundar Shipping Limited…to read the full account from our Shine A Light Investigative Reporter and Editor Ivamere Nataro by subscribing to the Fiji Sun e-edition

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