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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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Fiduciary Obligations of a Union under scrutiny

The civil court found that the Unjoni Haddiema Maltin – Voice of the Workers (UHM) had acted in a responsible and diligent manner when signing the sectoral agreement for the health sector, and that the union had carried out its … Continue reading

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EUR4000 f’danni wara libel

Josef Caruana, ex-Editur tal-Orrizzont, ser ikollu jhallas is-somma ta’ EUR4000 f’danni lil Christopher u Eleanor konjugi Ciantar wara li l-Qorti tal-Appell ikkonfermat sentenza tal-Qorti tal-Magistrati. L-Ewwel Qorti kienet sabet illi hafna stejjer li dehru fuq l-Orrizzont matul perjodu ta’ ftit … Continue reading

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The Times of Malta Editorial

Friday, August 24, 2018, 07:21 Contentious regulations New vacation leave regulations brought into force through legal notices a few days before the feast of Santa Marija, when most enterprises would be on their annual shut down, raised issues that need … Continue reading

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Common Sense prevails …. but!

New vacation leave rules suspended after employers announce boycott Government suspends legal notices following employer fury Updated at 6.30pm – Legal notices suspended Changes to vacation leave regulations have been suspended just days after coming into effect, following uproar by … Continue reading

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