Tag: foreign workers

When in a hole, don’t dig – strong reaction to Schembri’s...

Minister Silvio Schembri’s words in parliament on Tuesday did nothing to dispel the rage ignited through his crass comments that foreigners laid off in Malta because of the coronavirus crisis would have to be deported.

Little sympathy for foreign workers facing job losses

Non-EU citizens in low-income jobs who are facing the loss of their livelihood as a result of the coronavirus outbreak found little sympathy in parliament today, with Economy Minister Silvio Schembri emphasising that they would be sent home as soon as their job is terminated.

Does the Prime Minister trust the Governor of the Central Bank?...

Opposition and Partit Nazzjonalista leader Adrian Delia asked whether the Prime Minister trusts the Governor of the Central Bank of Malta.

‘Only foreigners apply for vacancies’ – GRTU Vice President

The most common complaint the GRTU receives by businesses relates to the lack of workers; and when businesses announce large projects, the...

First political debate between Muscat and Delia

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and Opposition and Partit Nazzjonalista (PN) leader Adrian Delia had their first political debate on the programme XTRA which was...

“Eurostat findings show lack of population planning” – PN; PL react

The Government's lack of planning for an increasing population has resulted in 12.8% of non-EU foreign workers living in cramped conditions according to Eurostat,...

‘Foreign workers should have their basic rights guaranteed’ – GWU

The General Workers' Union stated that foreign workers, referring to the Turkish construction workers who were allegedly being housed in a quarry, should have...

No evidence of people living in quarry – PA

The Planning Authority has said that they could not find any evidence of people living in a quarry where it was alleged that Turkish...

Rent reforms help companies recruiting overseas – Galdes

Parliamentary Secretary Roderick Galdes has said that the White Paper on rent reform will help Maltese companies recruiting foreign workforces.The Secretary was speaking at...