BOV and GWU sign collective agreement

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Bank of Valletta has signed a three-year collective agreement covering the support employees at Bank of Valletta for the years 2019 to 2021.

BOV Chief Executive Officer Mario Mallia, accompanied by Chief Officer Ethics & Employee Development Anthony Scicluna and Executive Human Resources Ray Debattista signed the Collective Agreement on behalf of Bank of Valletta.

Newly appointed GWU Section Secretary for the Professionals, Finance and Services section Riccarda Darmanin, accompanied by the Group Committee members for BOV, represented the General Workers’ Union.

“This agreement continues to enhance the conditions of employment of our colleagues and continues to consolidate Bank of Valletta’s position as an employer of choice in Malta,” said Mr Mallia, “This agreement aims at continuing to improve the balance between the need for greater quality and efficiency of work and improving work conditions for the employees.”

“This agreement is the result of cordial negotiations that took place in a very challenging environment. Nonetheless, such negotiations translated in better working conditions among other benefits,” said Ms Darmanin. “This agreement enhances the financial and non-financial aspect for all employees, and the bank and the union will continue in their collaboration to providing a better working environment.”