High demand for foreign employment: Minister
November 16, 2015 5:34 pm
There is a high demand for foreign employment opportunities for Fijians says Minister for Employment Semi Koroilavesau.
Koroilavesau says the increase of $3.8m for the National Employment Centres’ 2016 Budget, is expected to also open doors for foreign employment.
_"Government has established NEC 2010 under the NEC Decree 2009 with an initial funding of $800 000 and the increased budget allows us to put into action further plans to address employment concerns and as stated earlier, bring the unemployment rate down to 4.2% by 2017. "
Koroilavesau adds the National Minimum Wage is increased from $2 to $2.30 per hour.