Malta - Union conditionally accepts wage freeze - January 6, 2010

On 6 January, the General Workers Union (GWU) said it was prepared to accept a wage freeze at Air Malta given the dire financial situation of the national airline. Yet, the union stressed that the freeze should apply to all workers categories. The GWU noted that earlier talks concluded between management and the unions representing the cabin crews, pilots and engineers included financial benefits: “Therefore the GWU expects the same for its members.”


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