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News by Country: Fiji

23 September 2020

Fiji

·      Unions warn of retirement crisis in Fiji (RNZ, 18 September 2020)

·      Social safety nets crucial for COVID recovery plans - FTUC at the Pacific launch of the ILO-ADB report (FTUC, 11 September 2020)

·      “One thing that COVID-19 has exposed is that there is no social security protection scheme for young workers”-FTUC Youth Chair Ms Mererai Vatege (9 September 2020)

·      Fiji Trades Union Congress (FTUC) Assessment Report on Impact of COVID-19 on Employment and Business (ILO, 28 August 2020)

·      National budget a failure (FTUC, 12 August 2020)

·      FTUC-FCEF sign bipartite initiative to support redundant Fijian workers (Nukulofa Times, 2 July 2020)

·      Historic MOA signed between FTUC and Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation (Fiji Village, 1 July 2020)

·      FTUC opposes fund assistance (Fiji Times, 31 May 2020)

·      The silence of the government is deafening (FTUC, 28 May 2020)

·      FTUC condemns contract terminations but Fiji Airways says all applicable laws were adhered to (Fiji Village, 26 May 2020)

·      Termination of Fiji Airways Employees (FTUC, 26 May 2020)

·      Fijian government receives US$35,000 for nationwide workplace survey assistance (Fiji.gov, 16 May 2020)

·      Fiji: Trade union nationwide strike set for May 3-4 called off /update 1 (Garda, 5 May 2020)

·      Press release: Government abdication of its responsibility (FTUC, 16 April 2020)

·      “How pay for COVID-19: PLEASE NOT THE FNPF” (FT, 4 April 2020)

·      ADB President, Fiji Attorney-General discuss support for COVID-19 response (ADB, 3 April 2020) 

·      NGOCHR concerned with armed assistance to maintain public order (Fiji Women’s Rights Movement, 30 March 2020)

·      Workers grossly hoodwinked” – Anthony (FTUC, 27 March 2020)

·      Anthony: Decision by airline sends a wrong signal to all employers (Fiji Times News, 24 March 2020

·      Transport Workers Union (TWU) General Secretary raises concern on discriminative decisions made within the transport sector (FTUC, 24 March 2020)

·      “Leave without pay is not the answer” – Anthony (FTUC, 23 March 2020)

·      "Job losses to be the very last option” – Anthony (FTUC, 20 March 2020)



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