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Bridging the Gender Pay Gap…New EU Rules for Pay Transparency
Employment and Industrial Relations

Bridging the Gender Pay Gap…
New EU Rules for Pay Transparency

On the 30th of March 2023, as part of its efforts to address the gender pay gap phenomenon and promote the equal pay principle, the European Parliament widely approved the EU Pay Transparency Directive. In 2021, the gender pay gap stood at 12.7% in the EU, with no minimal changes in the last ten years. Whilst the equal pay principle has been recognised as a fundamental pillar of EU law since the Treaty of Rome, this statistic showcases that its implementation on a practical level has not been very successful. The Pay Transparency Directive thus aims to address the absence…
Platform worker
Employment and Industrial RelationsLegal Updates

New Legal Notice on Digital Platform Work

The Covid-19 pandemic has played an important role in shaping labour markets by accelerating the growth of digital labour platforms which have in turn brought a number of challenges. These include issues in determining the correct employment status of workers performing platform work leading to inadequate access to basic labour and employment rights, lack of fairness, transparency and accountability in algorithmic management and, difficulties in enforcement and lack of traceability by the authorities. In Malta, these issues were being particularly felt within the sector of the delivery of consumer products. This prompted a national debate on the need to introduce…
Mamo TCV Advocates
24th October 2022
The Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions Regulations came into force on the 21st October 2022
Employment and Industrial RelationsLegal Updates

New Rules on the Information to be Provided to Employees

The Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions Regulations came into force last Friday, the 21st October 2022, implementing the Transparent and Predictable Workings Conditions Directive (2019/1152). The Regulations lay down minimum requirements on the working conditions applicable to every worker in the European Union who has an employment contract or relationship. The Regulations set out a longer list of information to be provided to employees, building on the list which already existed under the Information to Employees Regulations. Specific information is to be provided to employees who are outworkers and employees who are required to work outside of Malta for a…
Mamo TCV Advocates
24th October 2022