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On the 6th April 2017, in the case C-336/15, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") provided an interpretation of article 3 of the Transfers of Undertakings Directive 2001/23/EC...
GANADO Advocates
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has published a new set of Q&As on (i) EU Regulation 2015/2450 covering the templates to submit information to the supervisory authorities and (ii) Regulation No 2015/2452 with regard to the procedures, formats and templates of the Solvency and Financial Condition Report
Mamo TCV Advocates
In a recent judgment, James Buhagiar vs Jani Limited, delivered on the 26th January 2018, the Court of Appeal examined in quite some detail the issue of disciplinary proceedings in unfair dismissal cases.
Mamo TCV Advocates
In April of last year, mandatory supplements were introduced for those earning the minimum wage, (and for those who earn slightly more than the minimum wage but less than the new minimum wage with the €3 supplement), ...
Mamo TCV Advocates
The topic of discrimination and harassment featured prominently in last week's international news. BBC's former China editor, Carrie Grace, resigned from her post claiming pay discrimination based...
Mamo TCV Advocates
The WP29's Opinion on processing of personal data at work provides several guidelines and practical examples relating to how employee personal data can and should be processed by employers.
Mamo TCV Advocates
In a case decided last year, in the famous case of Barbulescu v Romania, the ECHR had found that there had been no breach of the employee's right to privacy when his employer dismissed him over private messages sent at work on the Yahoo messenger system set up by the same employer for work purposes.
Mamo TCV Advocates
In a Court of Appeal judgment dated the 27th October 2017, in the names of Paul u martu Mariella Mizzi kif ezercenti l-kummerc that l-isem "The Foto Grafer" v David Serracino et, the court considered a clause in a contract which effectively bound an employee to his employer for a period of at least two years of employment, failing which the employee was liable to pay to the employer the sum of Lm10,000.
GVZH Advocates
Further to the announcement of the Government to add extra vacation leave days to the previous entitlement; this has been implemented by virtue of LN 367 of 2017.
GVZH Advocates
The transfer of undertakings takes place when a business or undertaking is taken over by another Company (new employer) from the current Company (old employer).
GVZH Advocates
As proposed during the budget speech for the year 2018, the Organisation of Working Time Regulations have been amended to include an additional 8 hours of vacation leave.
Baker & McKenzie
In a judgement delivered by the First Hall of the Civil Court on 28 September 2017, the court found an ex-director who was also general manager...
GANADO Advocates
By means of LN 228 of 2017, entitled ‘Voluntary Occupational Pension Scheme Rules', the Government has finally launched the long awaited tax incentives for Malta pension plans...
GANADO Advocates
As the dust has finally settled in the electoral arena, and the victors have taken their places at the helm of the country, the obvious question remains: what's next for pensions?
GANADO Advocates
In 1889, the first system of State pension provision was introduced by German Chancellor Otto Von Bismarck.
Mamo TCV Advocates
On the 30th May 2017, new Regulations came into force – Leave for Medically Assisted Procreation National Standard Order (S.L. 452.114).
GVZH Advocates
The recent Legal Notice No. 156 of 2017 ("Leave for Medically Assisted Procreation National Standard Order 2017") has laid down minimum requirements designed to grant a period of paid leave...
GVZH Advocates
As stated by the European Court of Justice ("ECJ"), the right of employees to paid annual leave is a "particularly important principle of the European Union social law" which cannot be derogated...
GANADO Advocates
The UK's controversial introduction of a 25% tax charge on the transfers from UK pensions to Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes has found backing from the Malta Association of Retirement Scheme Practitioners.
Mamo TCV Advocates
In line with the new Business Hours Regulations, which have come into force as of January 2017 and which allow shops to open on Sundays, the Wholesale and Retail Trades Wages Council Wage Regulation Order has also been amended.
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GVZH Advocates
The transfer of undertakings takes place when a business or undertaking is taken over by another Company (new employer) from the current Company (old employer).
GVZH Advocates
Further to the announcement of the Government to add extra vacation leave days to the previous entitlement; this has been implemented by virtue of LN 367 of 2017.
GVZH Advocates
Annualisation of hours is a term used to describe a contract which states the agreed number of guaranteed hours the employee is contracted to work through a twelve month period.
GVZH Advocates
As proposed during the budget speech for the year 2018, the Organisation of Working Time Regulations have been amended to include an additional 8 hours of vacation leave.
GVZH Advocates
In this digital age, there is an increased reliance on the internet as a means of conducting business in a more efficient manner.
Mamo TCV Advocates
Dr. Christine Calleja recently delivered a three-hour seminar, organised by Society Education, on the topic of 'Constructive Dismissal'.
GVZH Advocates
As a specific form of temporary labour mobility, posting of workers has been a prominent topic of public and political debate during previous decades. Several factors have contributed to the debate.
GVZH Advocates
On the 6th April 2017, in the case C-336/15, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") provided an interpretation of article 3 of the Transfers of Undertakings Directive 2001/23/EC...
GVZH Advocates
Therefore, the Court has condemned the bank to pay €603,000 in damages to heirs of late employee.
GVZH Advocates
Monitoring of employees at the workplace is not specifically regulated by Maltese Law. In this respect, one must refer to the Data Protection Act (Chapter 440 of the Laws of Malta)...
GVZH Advocates
As stated by the European Court of Justice ("ECJ"), the right of employees to paid annual leave is a "particularly important principle of the European Union social law" which cannot be derogated...
GVZH Advocates
As emphasised by the International Labour Organizations (ILO), seafarers are frequently exposed to difficult working conditions and particular occupational risks.
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