Fiji has been named as one of the worst three violators of workers’ rights conventions as reported during the ILO’s ILC held from June 5 – June 20 in Geneva.
Also at the top three were Belarus and Uzbekistan.
The Fiji conclusions of the ILC’s 102nd Session is through the following link:
ILO Conclusions – Fiji
The 102nd Session of the International Labour Conference 2013 was held in Geneva from June 5 – June 30. In the links below, submissions made on Fiji are attached in different parts on the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention No. 87. The submissions were from different sectors in Fiji, the government, workers’ representatives, employers’ representatives, etc. Please click on the links for more details.
Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention – Part 1
Conclusions on Fiji are as follows:
Convention 87 – Conclusion Part 1
Convention 87 – Conclusion Part 2
Fiji also failed to submit instruments as reported under No. 184:
Failure to Submit Instruments
There was also failure to engage in discussions with the Working Committee as noted in No. 221:
Participation in Committee Work
The following links attach extracts from the Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions focused on Fiji. The links contain three sets of documents with each titled appropriately…
Equality of Opportunity and Treatment
Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise
Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention
The Submission to the competent authorities: