Malta - Non-compliance with collective agreement at courts - August 31, 2017

Court officers have not received any of the agreed benefits and pay-scale adjustments from a deputy registrar’s sectoral collective agreement signed and concluded two months ago. The collective agreement for deputy registrars within the law courts was negotiated between trade union UHM, the Justice Ministry and the court administration. The union is taking action; if no response is given to the union, it will issue a directive to its workers which would see intentional major disruptions, such as workers advised not to answer phones or e-mails, or to do the bare minimum in order to get their message across.

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