RSE worker registration

OPINION: Scrambling for work – the RSE Scheme

Windows were subsequently smashed, louvres removed, doors pried open, se’evae kosokoso (jandals) displaced, and serious injuries followed, as hopeful seasonal workers pushed their way into the hall, only to learn that registrations had been cancelled.

It was a sunny Monday on 21 June in Samoa, where hopeful people from villages around the Island of Upolu had peacefully made their way to the EFKS Hall in Mulinu’u in response to the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour’s announcement to register for the Recognised Seasonal Employment (RSE) Scheme.