seasonal workers

Pray For Australia – Minister Lautafi

The Minister of Cabinet responsible for the seasonal workers programme in Samoa, Lautafi Selafi Purcell, has called for national prayers as Australia battles its worst bushfires in history.

Lautafi made the appeal while giving assurances earlier in the week that the close to 700 seasonal workers from Samoa working in the country are safe and well.

He said contingency measures are usually in place to ensure the safety in the farms the workers are employed in.

NZ Seasonal Workers To Up Collection For Measles Epidemic Fight

Up to 2000 local seasonal workers in New Zealand are taking up a collection of $10 from each person to donate to the measles epidemic at home in Samoa.

Workers from all over New Zealand are expected to get together in Hastings on Christmas Day to celebrate the occasion and to take up the collection.

Village Council Should Be Informed Of Seasonal Workers

The village councils should be informed of the people in the villages selected for the Recognised Seasonal Workers Scheme before they leave so they are able to give them advice.

One village pulenu’u told Newsline that a talk from the village council would reinforce the advice given by the Ministry of Commerce Industry and Labour MCIL.

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