Fiji trades union leaders arrest

Samoa First Union condemns arrest of Fiji trades union leaders

A statement from Samoa First Union said it supports the Fiji Trades Union Congress, its affiliated unions and Fiji workers 100%.

“We understand that Fiji workers, like us in Samoa, are also pushing for an increase in their minimum wage.”

“We understand that Felix Anthony, General Secretary of the Fiji Trade Union Congress along with leaders from the Fiji Teachers Association, the Fiji Nurses Association, the Fiji Nurses Union and the National Union of Workers were arrested yesterday,” SFU said.