Posts Tagged ‘Fr. Kevin Barr’

Kevin Barr thinks new minimum wage not enough Comments 1

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

The first ever National Minimum Wage in Fiji was announced by the Minister for Labour, Mr Jone Usamate last Wednsday. Former wages council chairman and poverty alleviation advocate Fr Kevin Barr has welcomed the Fiji government’s announcement that the country’s minimum wage rate at has been set at $2 per hour. However he thinks it it Read more

A comprehensive assessment of Fiji today Comments 0

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Two years ago I was asked to write an Assessment of the Fiji situation as I saw it. Now I have been asked once again to reflect on the current situation and make an assessment of Fiji today. Two years ago I wrote: “Unlike the 1987 and 2000 coups which were carried out in the Read more