Lowest paid workers not affected by cost of food items: Dr Partha

The issue of cost of living became more pronounced in the country since last year, says University of the South Pacific economist, Dr Neelesh Gounder. Picture: FT FILE

AN AUSTRALIAN consultant brought in by Government to review the national minimum wage says the lowest paid workers are not affected by the cost of basic food items in Fiji. Dr Partha Gangopadhyay, a Professor of Economics at Western Sydney University, made the comment during a national minimum wage consultation in Lautoka yesterday. “I have […]

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