Waqanika: Raising minimum wage would not affect local businesses

SODELPA candidate Tanya Waqanika speaking to the residents of Nanuku Settlement in Vatuwaqa last month. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA

SODELPA candidate Tanya Waqanika says raising the minimum wage would not affect local businesses. While other political parties are campaigning on raising the minimum wage which is currently at $2.68, the ruling FijiFirst party has strongly criticised these plans. “I say so because when a person’s salary goes up, they contribute more towards the economy. […]

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