Employment minister clarifies compensation payout for work related accidents, deaths

Leader of Opposition Ro Teimumu Kepa shakes hand with acting PM Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum with Avisake Lomani after the presentation of the $75k compensation cheque earlier this year. Picture: ATU RASEA

WORKMEN’S compensation pay-out is provided to workers who are injured during and in the course of employment and to dependents for deceased workers whose deaths are related to employment. Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Jone Usamate emphasised this after receiving queries in Labasa while holding public consultations in the Northern Division this week. […]

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