Public Holiday in Fiji in 2022

Public Holiday in Fiji in 2022

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Public Holiday
  Dates of Public Holiday in Fiji
2022 Fiji Wed, Dec 14 Government Holiday
2018 Fiji Wed, Nov 14 Government Holiday
  Summary

A public holiday to allow voters to participate in the General Election

2022 Election

The 2022 Election Day scheduled to be held on December 14th has been published in the Gazette as a public holiday as per Gazette Notice No. 1457 of 2022.

The Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations is advising employers not to prevent workers from voting on Election Day.

The Ministry says arrangements are to be done by employers that will not affect their operations and whether it is early in the morning or later in the day, workers and employers must cast their votes before the closure of the polling venue.

Employers whose workplaces will be in operation during Election Day are reminded they are to pay their workers who are working on Election Day, their public holiday pay in accordance with section 67 of the Employment Relations Act 2007.

2018 Election

Wednesday 14 November 2018 is a public holiday in Fiji to allow voters to participate in the General Election.

the Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations has reiterated that employers must make the necessary arrangements to ensure that their operations are not affected.

However employers who operate on Election Day must pay their workers their public holiday pay in accordance with section 67 of the Employment Relations Act 2007.

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