Authorities’s request for Air Terminal Providers employees to be re-employed needs to be a trigger for celebration for all.
Minister for Tourism Viliame Gavoka stated this whereas responding to FijiFirst normal secretary Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum’s criticism of the transfer.
Mr Gavoka stated the coalition Authorities had requested ATS to work in the direction of taking again its former staff affected by COVID-19.
“We all know there are variations, however a pathway has been laid out,” he stated.
“And each ATS and its former staff are making use of themselves in the direction of decision by way of this pathway.”
In the meantime, Mr Gavoka stated ATS didn’t have any authorized downside with this request from Authorities.
“Everybody ought to have a good time the efforts being made for ATS and its folks.”
In the meantime, Fiji Flight Attendants Union president Joe McGowan says what Mr Sayed-Khaiyum needed to say about former Fiji Airways employees who have been axed throughout the COVID19 pandemic “is now not related”.
“We noticed the press convention and I don’t assume he’s feedback are related anymore,” Mr McGowan stated.
“So far as we’re involved, the present Authorities is doing the fitting factor almost about previous choices by the 2 entities, Fiji Airways and ATS, and it’s a complete reverse to what Mr Sayed-Khaiyum and his staff did.
“And that’s they did nothing in any respect to assist. They did nothing.
“He shouldn’t be talking in any respect about issues he doesn’t actually have a agency grasp on.”
In his first public look since returning to Fiji final week, Mr Sayed-Khaiyum criticised Authorities’s determination to help in reinstating former airline employees.