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19June,2020

FTUC PRESS RELEASE: COPYCAT TERMINATIONS

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The FTUC condemns the decision of the Board of Air Terminal Services to terminate ALL its employees simply because its claims not to be able to fulfill its contract with workers. This is nothing but a mereexcuse to do as Fiji Airways has done some weeks ago. A copycat termination of workers is a concern of the fact that both these organizations are majority owned by government who has endorsed [...]

16June,2020

FTUC PRESS RELEASE: FTUC CALLS ON UNIVERSITY COUNCIL TO ACT

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The Fiji Trades Union Congress has followed the University of the South Pacific saga with great interest. At the heart of the dispute is the question of transparency, accountability and good governance. Parts of the BDO report that has been made public is simply shocking to say the least. Millions of dollars have been squandered and there needs to be people held responsible. The attempt by the Pro Chancellor and [...]

11September,2019

The Denial of Human Rights Must Stop!

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PRESS RELEASE The FTUC National Council met on Saturday 31st August to discuss the decision of Government to deny workers the right to assemble and march. Despite complying with all requirements under the law, FTUC has been denied for the fourth time the right to peaceful assembly and March. Members of the Council were very concerned at the denial by the authorities of workers fundamental rights and condemned the decision [...]

13August,2019

NUW YOUTHS BARREL NIGHT

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The National Union of Workers - Youth Committee will be hosting their first fundraising event ( Barrel Night) in aid of their Organising & Youth Recruitment Drive on the 17th of August 2019. Details are as follows: Date: 17th August, 2019 Time: 5pm till the beer runs out  Venue: NUHCTIE Office, 15 Sharma Street, Narewa, Nadi. The NUW Youth Committee is a newly formed committee. Their main objectives is to [...]

13August,2019

International Youth Day Celebration

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  It was the first time for the National Union for Workers-Youth committee to celebrate an important occasion and I must say it was a success. We had a speech from our General Secretary, Mr Felix Anthony and a small training exercise was conducted by the Fiji Trades union Congress Executive officer, sis Joti. Refreshments was provided and everyone had a wonderful time. Thank you to the committee members and to those [...]