TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 09 September 2009

MEA pushing to replace COLA increase with one-off bonus

Karl Stagno-Navarra

The Malta Employers Association (MEA) has proposed to government that employees should be given part of the COLA increase as a bonus for 2010 without having their income affected. >>

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GDP contracts to -3.3 per cent in Q2

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