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Police inspectors protest over missed promotions

Three senior police inspectors who were denied promotion to the rank of superintendent after a downgrading of their marks by the Public Service Commission, have taken their grievances to court. Malcom Bondin, Priscilla Caruana Lee and Jesmond Micallef filed a … Continue reading

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MATCA WIN RIGHT TO STRIKE

file:///Users/ianspiteribailey/Downloads/10_07_2020-827_2020-122288.pdf MATCA, the Malta Air Traffic Controllers Association has won the right, if ever it was in doubt, to call it members to obey legally valid directives in view of an industrial dispute in place. This was affirmed by the … Continue reading

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TAX DEFERRAL SCHEME for Companies & Self-Employed

COVID-19 Fiscal Assistance – Postponement of Payment of Certain Taxes Publication Date:¬†Mar 20, 2020 ‚ÄčTax Deferral Scheme:   Objective: to improve business liquidity by easing pressures on their cash flow arising from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and … Continue reading

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Call for the Facilitation of Teleworking Activities

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Furniture and looks do not make a structure less illegal

Just because a boathouse in Armier has been renovated to look like a stylish studio apartment and subsequently put up for sale with what looks like a pittance compared to the price for actual studio apartments, does not mean that … Continue reading

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Revolving doors rules might not affect MPs in executive roles

As the government moves to update its Public Administration Act, it is seeking to prevent high-ranking employees inside regulatory authorities from taking jobs with companies with which they would have had dealings in the former five years. A penalty of … Continue reading

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Court orders PSC to stop Gozo promotion exercise

Employee should be given information about job interviews The Public Service Commission has been dealt a blow by the Courts which ordered it to suspend a promotion and give a government employee access to information on job interviews after he … Continue reading

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FOUR months from date of EFFECTIVE DISMISSAL

In the case C. Cauchi Cole vs Software Projects 16 Limited, the Industrial Tribunal (5.12.2018) ruled that the 4 month period within which a dismissed employee is to proceed for unjust dismissal before the Industrial Tribunal is to run from … Continue reading

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Public Service Commission procedure under Court Scrutiny

In a decree issued by the First Hall of the Civil Court on the 5th December 2018, as presided over by Judge Dr Lawrence Mintoff, the Court upheld a Warrant of Prohibitory Injunction filed by Ing Joseph Bajada against the … Continue reading

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UHM resort to Court Action over Gozo Channel Dispute

The UHM Voice of the Workers on Tuesday filed for a warrant of prohibitory injunction in court so that the salaries of workers employed by the contractor Executive Security Services Limited on Gozo Channel vessels are safeguarded. The union said … Continue reading

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