All Fijians have been urged to only go through authorized Employment Agencies for any overseas employment.
This was the message from the Minister for Employment, Jone Usamate.
He adds that any company that fails to register as an Employment Agency and illegally operates an employment business will be liable to a fine upon conviction of not less than 4 thousand dollars and not more than 10 thousand dollars.
Alpha Pacific Navigation Limited has been approved to operate as an Employment Agency from 33 Namoli Avenue, Lautoka for a period of one year, effective from 18th June of this year.
Under the approval of the Permanent Secretary for Employment, Salaseini Dauna-buna, the new employment agency went through stringent requirements set out in the Employment Relations Regulations 2008 before they were authorized to operate.