Fiji Time: 4:23 AM on Wednesday 7 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Volunteers complain about pay

Luke Rawalai
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

NATIONAL Employment Centre volunteer workers who were employed on a housing rehabilitation project at Vunidogoloa in Cakaudrove last year have complained about their irregular pay system.

A youth worker who wished to remain anonymous said they were promised a weekly pay of $90.

According to the worker, they were sometimes paid the full amount and at times they received no pay at all.

He said they did not have their FNPF contributions deducted nor were they given tool boxes they were promised at the beginning of the project. Speaking on the concerns of the youths, centre director Viliame Cagilaba said the attachees were recruited as volunteer workers during the housing rehabilitation project.

"I encourage youths who have queries to contact me personally so we can discuss their issues," said Mr Cagilaba.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61410.5951
JPY 57.033254.0332
GBP 0.30900.3010
EUR 0.41900.4070
NZD 0.72780.6948
AUD 0.66430.6393
USD 0.47080.4538



Exchange Rate updated on 6th October 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Fisherman has whale of a day
  2. The murders and tragedies of Vatuwaqa
  3. Sex offenders top list, taxpayers foot $15,660 per day
  4. Royal haunting or bang on the head? Welsh see ghosts in Surrey
  5. Cyclone shift
  6. Fiji coach favourite to lead Sunwolves
  7. Naholo under injury cloud
  8. New taxi permits order stays
  9. Clan land for projects
  10. Onus on the State

Top Stories this Week

  1. Rugby outcry Monday (05 Oct)
  2. Tired Wales march on after holding off feisty Fiji Friday (02 Oct)
  3. Fisherman has whale of a day Tuesday (06 Oct)
  4. RWC 2015 ball hunters Wednesday (30 Sep)
  5. 13 seek refuge in Fiji Wednesday (30 Sep)
  6. English tutors in demand Wednesday (30 Sep)
  7. Man faces further charges of rape, indecent assault Friday (02 Oct)
  8. Botia up for Wales clash Thursday (01 Oct)
  9. Family robbed, fear for lives Monday (05 Oct)
  10. Escapee on the run Thursday (01 Oct)