09 July 2020 – PM confirms 115,000 Fijians have lost their jobs or reduced working hours

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy, Local Government, Media/Arts/Culture, Private Sector and Businesses
Intervention Categories: Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The Hon. Prime Minister, Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama represented Fiji in a video conference at the International Labor Organization’s Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work.

Overview: This is an announcement regarding 155, 000 Fijians who have lost their jobs as a result of COVID 19. The target audience are mainly the citizens of Fiji and it was intended to notify people on the current stats (unemployment) that Fiji has in terms of COVID 19.

Full details here: https://www.fijivillage.com/news/PM-confirms-115000-Fijians-have-lost-their-jobs-or-have-had-their-hours-cut-as-a-result-of-COVID-19-8fxr45/

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Type of Justification: No justification given
Source of Evidence or Justification: International – other, International Labor Organization
Evidence/Justification: No justification