Malta Today 02/05/2014: The national employment policy launched today will help make Malta’s economy more competitive, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said.
Addressing the ‘Charge the vote’ activity organised by the
Labour Youth Forum in Pembroke, Muscat said the new employment policy
would make the labour workforce more flexible.
The national employment policy proposes that maternity leave
is paid by the government, minimum-wage earners will receive a top-up
by the state and persons with disabilities will be allowed better
representation in the working field.
“The maternity leave fund should cut out gender
discrimination at the place of work. Only half of around 4,000 working
apply for maternity leave every year. It seems like these...read on.