Fiji: Striking sugar union workers allegedly intimidated by managers, police & military
Radio New Zealand International, 7 Aug 2013
Fiji: NGO criticises draft constitution over alleged restrictions of trade union rights
Jet (Fiji), 2 Apr 2013
Joint statement concerning workers’ rights in Fiji
Fairtrade Intl., Intl. Union of Food Workers (IUF), Intl. Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Trades Union Congress (TUC), 24 Sep 2012
New decree bans Fiji workers’ basic rights to collective bargaining and representation
Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU), 7 Nov 2011
Fiji: Qantas & Air Pacific linked to drafting of decree that labour groups say "effectively outlaws unions" – includes company responses
compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Oct 2011
Amnesty Intl. calls on the Fiji Govt. to repeal decree that virtually outlaws trade union activities
Amnesty Intl., 16 Sep 2011
Fiji Govt. claims measures will ensure the development, viability & sustainability of important industries
Tamara McLean, APP, 9 Aug 2011
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Author: Radio New Zealand International
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