Malta -Controversy as trade unionists attain majority of industrial tribunal chairs -October 16, 2013

Employers have protested against the appointment of six new chairs with trade union links to the industrial tribunal. After the labour party won the general elections the new government requested six of the eleven previous chairs to resign, a longstanding practice when governments change political colours. The strong links of the newly appointed chairs to the General Workers Unions, however, have left employers feeling disadvantaged.


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