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In July Kuini Lutua and Jolame Vosa from the National Union of Factory Workers (NUFCW) joined union and community activists in New Zealand for a week long training workshop on the Living Wage Movement.  UnionAID arranged the visit with funding from MFAT to introduce Fiji unions to the skills and strategies behind the very successful living wage concept. 

With many workers in Fiji enduring poverty wages the NUFCW is now exploring the potential for a living wage campaign and working with faith and community groups to achieve this.

A group photo of attendees at the Living Wage traiing held in Auckland

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They are calling for our support.

We are liaising constantly with our partners on how we can help.  They have asked for funding to support the campaign for democracy and to uphold human rights.