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Double pay for Saturday public holiday

October 8, 2015 5:03 am

All employees who will be working on Saturday which is designated a public holiday for Fiji Day are entitled to double time as gazetted under the Wages Regulation.

Assistant Director Labour Standard Service, Atish Kumar says employers who do not comply will be issued with a penalty notice.

Kumar says if employers fail to pay, workers have the right to raise their grievances with the Ministry of Employment.

Labour officers will be advising employers and workers about the issue.