19 Feb 2020

Fiji govt criticised for weakening the country's unions

From , 5:02 am on 19 February 2020

The Fijian government has been accused of weakening the trade union movement in the country.

The Opposition claims that while the government professes to respect the rights of Fijian workers, it has failed to honour its agreements with unions.

Christine Rovoi reports.

The deputy leader of the opposition in Fiji and NFP president Biman Prasad.

Biman Prasad has warned that the weakening of the rights of workers and trade unions will lead to "problems with low wages, problems with industrial relations harmony and issues with respect to the confidence in the economy". Photo: RNZ Pacific/ Koroi Hawkins