More workers have been sent home as employers struggle to keep business afloat during this COVID-19 pandemic.
Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation CEO Kameli Batiweti says making profits at an expense of employment should not be the case.
Employers have been advised on the need to consider how best to decrease the spread of COVID-19 and lower the impact in their workplaces.
The reality is employers are forced to let go of workers due to the financial impacts of COVID-19 on businesses.
Batiweti says letting go of workers should be the last option for employers.
The Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation is urging employers to be innovative and find the best solutions in avoiding unemployment.