Fiji Time: 6:36 PM on Sunday 1 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Remain positive, union tells members

Mere Naleba
Monday, May 12, 2014

GENERAL secretary of the National Union of Public Workers Alfred Manuel encouraged members present during its 16th annual general meeting to remain positive as the September General Election this year would mean that the NUPW could renegotiate working conditions and salary rates.

After being reinstated as the general secretary after his term expired last year, Mr Manuel said the membership of the NUPW decreased significantly after certain government reforms regarding unions.

"I would like to acknowledge the executive committee for their support, loyalty in carrying out their duty as the executive committee from one AGM to another," Mr Manuel said.

"It is through their decision that the union was able to pay out a large amount to those affected by the redundancy in various government department."





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. In custody
  2. Sombre welcome
  3. Minister to attend funeral
  4. Soldiers join reptile hunt
  5. Red Rock wins Gaunavou 7s event
  6. NFP in historic meeting
  7. Friend promises IDC win
  8. Extreme cardiac cases
  9. Bula spirit wins hearts
  10. Soccer drama

Top Stories this Week

  1. Killer on the loose Friday (30 Jan)
  2. Who let our boy go swimming Thursday (29 Jan)
  3. Fake tabua inquiry Thursday (29 Jan)
  4. Old market to turn into live fish shop Tuesday (27 Jan)
  5. FRCA terminates officers Tuesday (27 Jan)
  6. Community in shock Friday (30 Jan)
  7. Things you didn't know about Kuridrani Monday (26 Jan)
  8. Man charged for assaulting daughter Monday (26 Jan)
  9. Tragic end to tour Wednesday (28 Jan)
  10. New-look bus station plans Tuesday (27 Jan)