Employment Law Essentials

Start Date
Duration
1 Afternoon
Course Level
Certificate of attendance
Requirements
No Specific requirements

What is it about?

This course aims to:

  • PROVIDE A LEGAL AND PRACTICAL OVERVIEW OF THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES.
  • PROVIDE AN UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS AVAILABLE UNDER MALTESE LAW.
  • ANALYSE THE REQUIREMENTS AND PROCESS OF THE EMPLOYMENT LICENCE, THE SINGLE PERMIT APPLICATION AND KEY EMPLOYMENT INITIATIVE APPLICATIONS.
  • PROVIDE AN OVERVIEW OF EMPLOYMENT LAW COMPLIANCE
  • ANALYSE THE APPLICABLE PROVISIONS DEALING WITH HARASSMENT, VICTIMISATION AND WHISTLE-BLOWING.

Who is it for?

 

The programme is ideally suited for Lawyers, Accountants, HR managers, HR Department members and supervisors, company directors and students wishing to familiarise themselves or otherwise obtain a deeper understanding of Maltese employment law.

 

What will I gain?

 

Participants will gain an understanding of the key Maltese employment law principles as set out in the Employment and Industrial Relations Act, related legislation and regulations. Practical insights and examples will also be provided throughout the entire session in order to allow participants to assimilate the principles and understand how to adapt them to day-to-day employment/HR scenarios. Reference will also be made to cases before the Industrial Tribunal and the Maltese courts. Areas such as good and sufficient causes of termination of employment, harassment and victimisation will be explained. The importance and relevance of whistle-blowing and whistle-blowing procedures as part of the company's policies and procedures will also be covered during the course of the training session. 

 

Course session:  2pm – 6pm

Refreshments and Course Notes included

 

 

 

 

 

Course Programme

 

  • Key Features of Maltese Employment Law
  • Sources of Maltese Employment Law
  • Key employment terms and their practical significance
  • Compliance with Maltese employment law
  • Drafting of Employment contract
  • Data Protection Implications
  • The roles of Jobplus and the DIER
  • Employment of Foreign Employees (EU and TCNs)
  • Termination of employment
  • Discrimination and Victimisation
  • The Whistleblower Act
  • The Industrial Tribunal

 

 

*Disclaimer: Kindly note scheduled dates and times are subject to change. We will do our best to avoid re-scheduling, however, in the unlikely event that this occurs, new dates/times will be discussed with applicants.

 

 

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