Samoa has been greatly impacted by the global pandemic. Many workers have been laid off and financial distress is growing. However, Samoa First Union is there to give them hope.
After years of waiting, Samoan workers have finally received an increase in the national minimum wage. Now, Samoan workers are grappling with the fallout from COVID-19.
Samoa First Union (SFU) has been educating workers and the commmunity in their campaign to lift the minimum wage in Samoa.
This month we spoke with Saina Tomi, an Organiser for Samoa First Union (SFU). SFU was formed in June 2015 and is the first private sector union in Samoa.
Samoa First Union (SFU) have been working hard over the past 12 months to organise new members and concentrate on the fundamentals of union building.