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  1. Destination Fiji - a vacation from workers' rights

    Posted 22 May 2013 by Grahame McCulloch (NTEU National Office)

    Bula!

    Fiji is famous for its sandy white beaches, blue waters, palm trees, sunshine and smiling faces. But behind the island beauty lies a much uglier reality.

    Since Commodore Frank Bainimarama seized power of the South Pacific nation in 2006, the regime has systematically stripped workers of their wages and conditions.

    Now, over 60 per cent of Fijian wage earners are living below the poverty line, hotel workers earn less than $3 an hour, and workers vocal in opposition to the regime have been threatened and assaulted.

    We can support the people of Fiji get their island paradise

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  2. ACTU Campaign on Work Rights in Fiji

    Posted 27 September 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    Following Fiji Trades Union Congress (FTUC) President Daniel Urai being arrested for holding an ‘illegal’ meeting on 2 September 2011, workers in Australia and New Zealand held rallies in ...

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  3. Call for Fiji Govt to reinstate Tevita Koroi

    Posted 19 May 2009 by NTEU (NTEU National Office)

    Please support FTA President, Tevita Koroi, by signing the form

    Fijian Teachers’ Association President, Mr. Tevita Koroi was dismissed this month (May 2009) from his position as principal of ...

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