The Minister for Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Mr Jone Usamate will lead the Ministry?s Central Eastern Division Road Show starting from Nausori on the 1st?of May, 2013.

The first public consultation will take place on the 1st?of May at the Nausori St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church hall from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

Minister Usamate said that because Government is focus towards assisting the workers of Fiji, the Ministry is providing this opportunity for them to meet directly with the Minister and Senior officials from the ministry.

?People in the provinces of Naitasiri, Rewa & Tailevu who live in the vicinity of Nausori should take this opportunity to come and meet the Ministry team to raise all issues that they may have or new issues.?? Govt is focused in meeting people?s needs and has taken this step of bringing its consultation right to the people.?

I look forward to meeting members of the public and to listen to the issues that they raise.? Our focus is to resolve all issues raised and to ensure that my Ministry?s vision of providing social justice, developing good faith relationships and developing safe and productive workplaces becomes a reality,? Mr Usamate said.

This session scheduled for Nausori will be the first of the consultations for the C/E roadshow.? The ministry held similar road shows in the Western Division from 6th?? 8th?February, and to the Northern Division from 18th?? 22nd?March respectively.

Further consultations will be held in Nasinu, Lami, Navua/Pacific Harbour/ Levuka & Kadavu on the following dates:

Tuesday 7th?May????????-????Nasinu Town

Wednesday 8th?May??? -?????Lami Town

Thursday 9th?May???????-????Navua Town

Wednesday 22nd?May? -?????Levuka Town