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Fiji Airports threatens to “discipline” staff who have taken leave over pay issues

Fiji Airports Limited says that it will “discipline” the staffs (Air Traffic Controllers) if they fail to return to work.

Currently 32 out of 37 staffs have taken leave are have decided not to attend work over pay issues.

Read more on the story here: Air Traffic Controllers Walk Out from Nadi and Nausori Airport Over Pay Issues

Fiji Public Service Association General Secretary Rajeshwar Singh says, the 32 air traffic controllers who are staying away from work received letters last night and were told by Fiji Airports that they will be disciplined if they do not return to work.

Mr Singh says that the workers received the letter yesterday. He added that “the ball is in their court.”

Currently 5 of the 37 Air Traffic Controllers, who decided to stay at work are working around the clock at both Nausori and Nadi Airport towers.

Read more on the story here: Fiji Airport Executive Chairman Faiz Khan says they are having discussions with Air Traffic Controllers

Meanwhile, Employment Minister has labelled the leave as a “unlawful strike”

Minister Bala made this comment last night.

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