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Fiji Airways Catering Back Today
NEWS

Fiji Airways Catering Back Today

Fiji Airways will restart full in-flight catering for passengers aboard their flights out of Nadi from today. The ca...

Economic Growth Leads To Drop In Unemployment Rate’
NEWS

Economic Growth Leads To Drop In Unemployment Rate’

The unemployment rate in Fiji dropped by 7.1 per cent during the period 2010 to 2011 and by 5.5 per cent over 2015 t...

‘Grievances For Arbitration Increases By 69%’
NEWS

‘Grievances For Arbitration Increases By 69%’

The number of grievance cases received by the Fiji Mediation Services has increased by 69 per cent with 1220 employm...

Unscrupulous  Politicians To  Create Division:  Acting PM Usamate
NEWS

Unscrupulous Politicians To Create Division: Acting PM Usamate

Acting Prime Minister Jone Usamate yesterday said divisions would be created as unscrupulous politicians began campa...

Usamate Receives $5240 From Fukuoka Prefecture Assembly
NATION

Usamate Receives $5240 From Fukuoka Prefecture Assembly

Acting Prime Minister Jone Usamate yesterday received $5240 from the Minister for Youth and Sports Laisenia Tuitubou...

Workers employed during Diwali entitled to double pay: Usamate
NEWS

Workers employed during Diwali entitled to double pay: Usamate

Minister for Employment, Productitvity and Industrial Relations Jone Usamate said workers who were working during th...

Good Faith Must Prevail In Federated Airline Staff Association, Air Terminal Services (ATS)Matter: Usamate
NEWS

Good Faith Must Prevail In Federated Airline Staff Association, Air Terminal Services (ATS)Matter: Usamate

In any employment environment it is important that good faith prevails at all times when parties deal with each othe...

GOVERNMENT: No Wage Discrimination, Minister Usamate Urges
NEWS

GOVERNMENT: No Wage Discrimination, Minister Usamate Urges

The Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations, Jone Usamate, has urged employers not to discrim...

50 Sick Leaves In A Year
NEWS

50 Sick Leaves In A Year

Absenteeism continues to be one of the major problems in many workplaces around the country, says Jone Usamate. The ...

Nineteen Fijian Seasonal  Workers Still On Run In Aust
NEWS

Nineteen Fijian Seasonal Workers Still On Run In Aust

Nineteen Fijians who were part of the 2015 seasonal workers’ programme to Australia are still on the run in Austra...

Accommodation Saga Looked Into: Usamate
NATION

Accommodation Saga Looked Into: Usamate

  Jone Usamate said they had been reassured by the New Zealand Government that it was looking into cases of sea...

Ministry Of Labour Family Of Dead Worker On  Foreign Fishing Vessel Paid Off
NATION

Ministry Of Labour Family Of Dead Worker On Foreign Fishing Vessel Paid Off

The Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Jone Usamate yesterday presented a cheque as work...

IN PARLIAMENT: All Fijians Are Migrants: Usamate
NEWS

IN PARLIAMENT: All Fijians Are Migrants: Usamate

  Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Jone Usamate says all ethnic groups in Fiji ar...

National Minimum Wage: Increase Of New Rates Fulfilled By Government: Usamate
NEWS

National Minimum Wage: Increase Of New Rates Fulfilled By Government: Usamate

Government will begin the implementation and enforcement of the new minimum wages rates both for the formal and info...

Usamate: Law To Be Followed By Parties In Row
NATION

Usamate: Law To Be Followed By Parties In Row

Minister for Employment, Jone Usamate said the Federated Airline Staff Association members could not vote because ce...

Wishes Come True For Cancer Children
NATION

Wishes Come True For Cancer Children

Cancer patient four-year-old Taito Koroitukana made a wish and it came true on Monday following his operation last O...

Support For Entrepreneurs Continues To Grow
NATION

Support For Entrepreneurs Continues To Grow

The Fijian Government will continue to support entrepreneurs planning to start their own businesses, including finan...

Usamate Meets Seasonal Workers On Complaints
NATION

Usamate Meets Seasonal Workers On Complaints

Two groups of Fijian seasonal workers deployed under the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) Work Scheme met with the...

Asbestos Fear
NEWS

Asbestos Fear

Asbestos fear hit some businesses and workers in central Suva yesterday. This is despite Jone Usamate, the Minister ...

Recruitments Should Be Verified With Ministry: Usamate
NEWS

Recruitments Should Be Verified With Ministry: Usamate

Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Jone Usamate said people who get involved with recrui...

OHS Works Boost With Equipment from Asian Organisation
NATION

OHS Works Boost With Equipment from Asian Organisation

The Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations, Jone Usamate received a donation of Occupational...

Usamate: OHS Trainings Help Reduce Work Hazards
SUNBIZ

Usamate: OHS Trainings Help Reduce Work Hazards

The four-day inaugural training on occupational hygiene for OHS inspectors, health inspectors, medical practitioners...

Global OHS Day to be marked on Friday
NEWS

Global OHS Day to be marked on Friday

The World Occupational Health and Safety Day will be celebrated in the three divisions across the country on Friday....

Usamate: 5.7K injuries at work from 2012 to 2016
NEWS

Usamate: 5.7K injuries at work from 2012 to 2016

From 2012 to 2016 the most reports of work-related incidents was in the area of injuries at work with a total of 5,6...

Congress To Address Issues Affecting Us
SUNBIZ

Congress To Address Issues Affecting Us

Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations, Jone Usamate, has been confirmed to be among the spe...

Growing Together, Reducing Unemployment
Opinion

Growing Together, Reducing Unemployment

The following is the Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Jone Usamate’s introductory re...

Our Reputation Better : Usamate
NATION

Our Reputation Better : Usamate

  Fiji’s reputation for seasonal workers is improving, with employers in New Zealand seeking more Fijians to ...

Govt To Review Minimum Wage Rate This Year, Says Minister
NATION

Govt To Review Minimum Wage Rate This Year, Says Minister

The Government is keeping its promise to review the national minimum wage rate this year. This was confirmed by the ...

Tinai Stands Tall Among Men
NATION

Tinai Stands Tall Among Men

Being the only woman in a male-dominated field was not tough at all, Josivini Tinai the new graduate of Australia-Pa...

Fijian Seasonal Workers  Appreciate Govt’s Visit
NATION

Fijian Seasonal Workers Appreciate Govt’s Visit

Fijian workers deployed under the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) Work Scheme in New Zealand have commended the v...

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