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Trade unionist steps down

Friday, May 02, 2014

Update: 12:41PM FELIX Anthony has stepped down as a leader in the trade union movement to seek political office with the People's Democratic Party.

The announcement was made this morning at the Fiji Sugar and General Workers Union office in Lautoka.

"I have decided that I will be stepping down as general secretary of the Fiji Sugar and General Workers Union and national secretary of the Fiji Trade Unions Congress effective today," he said.

"I intend to seek a political office in the PDP, which was initially formed by the trade unions, and continue the campaign for workers' rights and human rights in the country."

Mr Anthony has spent 32 years as a unionist, with 15 of those years at the helm of the FTUC.

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