FNPF issues DPO to some overseas companies
June 17, 2018 8:05 pm
International companies currently operating in the country have been put under the spotlight as the Fiji National Provident Fund monitors their employee’s deduction.
The FNPF has revealed a few of these companies have been issued a Departure Prohibition Order after it was discovered they were not deducting their employees FNPF contribution.
FNPF Manager Compliance Ratu Peni Gonelevu has confirmed these companies have ceased operation to enable them to clear their debt.
“For the overseas companies we have a few that businesses have been closed down and they were warned and they have departed but their names have been loaded on the departure prohibition order and if they do come in will get them to pay and clear all the debt.”
Gonelevu adds they have introduced a compliance programme to stop this unscrupulous act.
The FNPF is calling on employees to assist in identifying the companies that are not complying.