Malta - Workers walk out at Malta Freeport - December 31, 2015

Activity at parts of Malta Freeport has been halted after workers walked out in protest over scheduled annual pay rises that were less than expected. Many workers said the salary increases were lower than what was outlined in the collective agreement. A meeting between port management and Malta’s General Workers’ Union (GWU) is reportedly being held on 17th December.


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