25th March 03:49 AM
1,060 workers deployed since 2016 for Seasonal Worker Scheme
By Apenisa Waqairadovu
Tuesday 13/03/2018

Since the signing of the Seasonal Worker Scheme with New Zealand and Australia, 1,060 Fijians have been deployed to NZ or Australia since 2015.

600 were deployed to New Zealand and 460 were deployed to Australia.

This was highlighted by the Minister for Employment Jone Usamate while delivering his ministerial statement on his recent visit to Australia and New Zealand last month.

Usamate says that during his visit, he reminded the workers on their objective, roles and responsibilities.

He adds that last week the Government sent the largest group of workers to New Zealand to be recruited at one time which is 82.

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