Minister for Employment Hon. Jone usamate receives courtesy call from HE Ambassador Mr Sujiro Seam of the Fiji's Embassy of France
MOU signed between FNPF and Ministry of Employment Productivity and Industrial Relations
Minister for Employment, Hon. Jone Usamate meets with employer Tradestaff to recruit more Fijian Carpenters to Christchurch, New Zealand – 04.09.2017
Signing of the Memorandum of Agreement between Fijian Government and Tuvalu Government – 12.07.2017
Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations, Hon. Jone Usamate with WHO consultants and participants for the Occupational Health Services and Hygiene Training at Southern Cross Hotel - 02.05.2017
Minister for Employment addressing Tikina of Deuba on recruitment and selection for Seasonal Work - 13.03.2017
Opening of OHS DAY 2017 - 28.04.2017
ACP Workshop 2017-2018 - 21.07.2017
The Permanent Secretary for Employment, Mrs Salaseini Daunabuna opened the MOA Signing between Fijian Government and Tuvalu Government at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Conference Room - 12.07.2017
Minister for Employment, Hon. Jone Usamate meets with FHEC and Malaysian delegates 06.09.2017
Launch of the First Occupational Health and Safety and Occupational Health Services Profile of Fiji 2017 – 28.04.2017
The Permanent Secretary for Employment Mrs Salaseini Daunabuna opened the MOA Signing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Conference Room


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