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Jovilisi Aims To Maintain School Discipline
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Jovilisi Aims To Maintain School Discipline

Jovilisi Vuketu is determined to instill discipline during his term as Lomolomo Public School head boy.

Single Mother Of 2, Among Group For Aussie Scheme
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Single Mother Of 2, Among Group For Aussie Scheme

“I am grateful to the Fijian and Australian Government for the opportunity to help me build a better future for my...

John Samisoni Sues Hot Bread Kitchen
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John Samisoni Sues Hot Bread Kitchen

Mr Samisoni is seeking orders from the court to invalidate the Vaccine Regulations, deem his termination letter date...

564 Fijians Working Under Pacific Labour Scheme In Australia
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564 Fijians Working Under Pacific Labour Scheme In Australia

Ministry preparing more workers for upcoming labour mobility programmes.

Daylgiht Saving To Commence On Sunday 20 December
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Daylgiht Saving To Commence On Sunday 20 December

All Fijians are to wind their clock one hour in advance of the standard time commencing at 2am on 20th December.

Employment Minister Advises Victimised Employees To Report
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Employment Minister Advises Victimised Employees To Report

Staff claimed that the employer sent a warning letter that if they did not meet daily sales target $350 - $500 per d...

Follow Labour Laws, Labour Minister Tells Employers
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Follow Labour Laws, Labour Minister Tells Employers

However, concerns were also raised that employees were being paid for eight-hour shifts despite covering a full 12-h...

Nemani Delaibatiki: Bala Poised For Exciting 2020 After Laying Platform For Changes
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Nemani Delaibatiki: Bala Poised For Exciting 2020 After Laying Platform For Changes

The Minister for Employment, Productivity, Industrial Relations and Youth and Sports, has bounced back after the cha...

Kapoor Is Vodafone Miss Sugar Queen
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Kapoor Is Vodafone Miss Sugar Queen

Miss Vodafone Sugar Festival 2019 is Miss Formscaff, Christal Kapoor.

Minimum Wage Review To Begin Soon
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Minimum Wage Review To Begin Soon

Mr Bala said there would be no doubt that it would provide the basis for an informed and sustainable formula for wag...

Fiji Airports:  Arbitration Court Dismiss Union’s Claim, Orders Employees To Return To Work
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Fiji Airports: Arbitration Court Dismiss Union’s Claim, Orders Employees To Return To Work

Fiji Airports has been repeatedly requesting and urging controllers under strike to return to work from Monday 18 March.

Praveen Bala And PNG Minister Kipefa Discuss Future Plans
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Praveen Bala And PNG Minister Kipefa Discuss Future Plans

Mr Bala highlighted that their discussions focused on the high level meeting tripartite dialogue on the future work ...

Council Calls For Family Care Leave Practice Statement From Government
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Council Calls For Family Care Leave Practice Statement From Government

"The Family Care Leave which has been effective from January 1, this year, under Employment Rela­tions Act will be ...

Varoka Community Post Reopens, Brings Hope, Security to Ba Town
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Varoka Community Post Reopens, Brings Hope, Security to Ba Town

“You have been a beacon of light to Ba Town and you have shown the entire country that the battle against crime is...

Talanoa Session With Ministry Was Fruitful, Says Hazelman
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Talanoa Session With Ministry Was Fruitful, Says Hazelman

The ‘talanoa’ session between the Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation and the Ministry of Employment, Product...

Prasad Needs To Move On: Bala
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Prasad Needs To Move On: Bala

Minister for Employment, Productivity, Industrial Relations and Youth and Sports Parveen Bala says National Federati...

Minister Jone Usamate Labels  Unionists’ Withdrawal as Betrayal
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Minister Jone Usamate Labels Unionists’ Withdrawal as Betrayal

A decision by trade unionists to withdraw from the Employment Relations Advisory Board is a betrayal of their duty t...

 Why Probation Period Not Covered Under Law: Minister Usamate Clarifies
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 Why Probation Period Not Covered Under Law: Minister Usamate Clarifies

    The Ministry of Employment, Pro­ductivity and Industrial Relations has clarified that the probation o...

 OHS Probe Death Of Chinese National
NATION

 OHS Probe Death Of Chinese National

  The Chinese national who died while working at the Vodafone Arena in Suva had only been in Fiji less than thr...

Minister Meets With Savusavu Employers
NATION

Minister Meets With Savusavu Employers

There is a 300 per cent tax rebate for the employment of persons with disabilities, This was highlighted by the Mini...

Ministry Centre Revamps Service System
NATION

Ministry Centre Revamps Service System

The Ministry for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations is revamping its customer service system. The fir...

Usamate Launches Ministry’s Five-Year Plan
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Usamate Launches Ministry’s Five-Year Plan

Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Jone Usamate yesterday launched the Ministry’s five...

Usamate Highlights Key Elements  In Advancing Work Environment
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Usamate Highlights Key Elements In Advancing Work Environment

Promoting decent, productive work and encouraging a healthy lifestyle are key elements to advancing competitiveness ...

Usamate Clarifies Workers’ Issues for a Prominent Resort
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Usamate Clarifies Workers’ Issues for a Prominent Resort

Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Jone Usamate yesterday clarified redundancy issues fo...

Technical College Raises Standards Of Tradesmen, Women
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Technical College Raises Standards Of Tradesmen, Women

  Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Jone Usamate yesterday said that unemployment ...

Graduates Challenged To Set Big Goals: Usamate To Graduates
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Graduates Challenged To Set Big Goals: Usamate To Graduates

‘We need to make sure we are producing the right workers that industries need’ More than 700 graduates from the ...

“Parents Should Urge Children To Pursue Education”
NATION

“Parents Should Urge Children To Pursue Education”

  Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Jone Usamate has urged parents to encourage an...

Safety measures to be emphasised to youths in workplaces
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Safety measures to be emphasised to youths in workplaces

Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Jone Usamate revealed statistics showing that 18 to 2...

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