Minister for Employment, Jone Usamate is encouraging Federated Airline Staff Association and the Air Terminal Services Limited to continue to engage in good faith dialogue to implement the Settlement Agreement reached by the Parties through the mediation process conducted by the Ministry.
Usamate met with the parties last week and is now urging the parties to continue to engage in good faith dialogue in line with the provisions of the Employment Relations Act 2007 and the spirit of good faith employment relations.
The Ministry of Employment and Industrial Relations as part of its process is available to assist the two parties in getting the best possible solutions within the ambit of good faith employment relations and dialogue.
Usamate has also highlighted that disputes can be resolved through good faith dialogue using the mechanism provided under the Employment Relations Act 2007.
The Minister further stresses that the Fijian Government is fully committed in upholding the values enshrined in the ILO Conventions signed by Fiji.