Ministry of Employment

Locked Up, Help Sought For Bedridden 77 Year Old Man
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Locked Up, Help Sought For Bedridden 77 Year Old Man

Babu Singh broke his pelvic bone three years ago at work and since then he has been bedridden.

Thousands Turn Up at the National Job Fair. Again
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Thousands Turn Up at the National Job Fair. Again

Mr Rawalai said before the second day of the Fair opened yesterday the crowd were already lined up at the gate.

Ministry Probes Security Company’s Workers’ Claims
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Ministry Probes Security Company’s Workers’ Claims

The Labour Department had also confirmed receiving complaints from the workers and said a team was working on it.

Workers To Australia, New Zealand Continues To Increase Since 2015
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Workers To Australia, New Zealand Continues To Increase Since 2015

Fijians deployed to New Zealand since February 2015 total 946.

New Roving Ambassador Presents Credentials to Samoan Head Of State
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New Roving Ambassador Presents Credentials to Samoan Head Of State

“We understand that here in Samoa there is quite a sizeable number of Fijians working in the hospitality industry,...

Remain Focused: Seasonal Workers Urged
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Remain Focused: Seasonal Workers Urged

The National Employment Centre (NEC) under the Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations farewel...

Crane Falls On Crew, Ministry Begins Probe
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Crane Falls On Crew, Ministry Begins Probe

  Fiji Ports Corporation Limited has given the vessel “no clearance” for operation and departure until the ...

Ministry To Help Returned Workers
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Ministry To Help Returned Workers

The Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations is working to help returning seasonal workers use ...

 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...

Views, Feedback Important To Improve Services At Centre
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Views, Feedback Important To Improve Services At Centre

  Stakeholders play an important role when it comes to the work being done by the National Employment Centre. M...

Ministry Bags $600k Plus from Employers
NATION

Ministry Bags $600k Plus from Employers

The Ministry of Labour has recovered more than $600, 000 so far from employers this year who had failed to pay their...

‘Excessive’ Leave Payout Queried
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‘Excessive’ Leave Payout Queried

“Excessive” annual leave payout to staff of the Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations wa...

82 Seasonal Workers To Leave For New Zealand
NATION

82 Seasonal Workers To Leave For New Zealand

The Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations will be sending to New Zealand the largest single ...

Employer Confirms Report Given to Ministry of Labour
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Employer Confirms Report Given to Ministry of Labour

It is a mandatory in Fiji if any employee had an accident or death while working, the employer has to report to us, ...

Workers Lodge Claims As Security  Firms Come Under The Spotlight
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Workers Lodge Claims As Security Firms Come Under The Spotlight

More than $5 million worth of claims have been reported against security companies. This was confirmed by the Minist...

Asbestos Removal Continues To Be Monitored
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Asbestos Removal Continues To Be Monitored

The Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations will continue to monitor areas where asbestos has ...

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

Ministry of Employment, Productivity and International Relations Launches Corporate Plan and Logo
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Ministry of Employment, Productivity and International Relations Launches Corporate Plan and Logo

The Ministry of Employment, Productivity and International Relations yesterday launched their Annual Corporate Plan ...

Govt Repatriates Body of Fijian Worker
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Govt Repatriates Body of Fijian Worker

The Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations has repatriated the body of a Fijian fisher who di...

Ministry Updates on Taxi Body Inquiry
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Ministry Updates on Taxi Body Inquiry

In May this year, the Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Permanent Secretary who is also ...

Cadet Crew Member Dies After Ship Mishap
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Cadet Crew Member Dies After Ship Mishap

  A cadet ship crew member died yesterday at the Labasa Hospital from the injuries he sustained following an in...

‘Ministry Needs more Medical Assessors’
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‘Ministry Needs more Medical Assessors’

The Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations said full time assessors were needed to clear the ...

$537k Paid Out For Death Cases Under New Amendment: Usamate
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$537k Paid Out For Death Cases Under New Amendment: Usamate

The Ministry of Employment has processed and paid out $537,221.92 for 12 death cases under the amended Workmen’s C...

Usamate Tells Why Cases  Still Pending Under Act
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Usamate Tells Why Cases Still Pending Under Act

The Ministry of Employment has revealed reasons for pending cases under the Workmen’s Compensation Act. Minister f...

More sought for seasonal workers
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More sought for seasonal workers

Government is now focusing on sending more people for Seasonal Workers Programmes. The Ministry of Employment, Produ...

Twelve Fijian Workers Employed By New Seasonal Work Employer
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Twelve Fijian Workers Employed By New Seasonal Work Employer

A new seasonal work employer under the New Zealand Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) Work Scheme, Agworks Limited ...

Usamate Welcomed Back To Ministry
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Usamate Welcomed Back To Ministry

The staff of the Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations yesterday welcomed their new Minister...

Six Fijian Carpenters Impress NZ Government
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Six Fijian Carpenters Impress NZ Government

  The six Fijian pilot carpenters that were deployed to New Zealand earlier this month for the rebuilding of Ch...

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