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Tripartite Deal Reached on Wages Board Pay During COVID-19

13th May, 2020 News and Updates
Tripartite Deal Reached on Wages Board Pay During COVID-19

Prorated wage scheme for employees agreed upon for the months of May and June as part of the COVID 19 relief measures for industries. The EFC, Trade Unions and the Ministry of Skills Development, Employment and Labour Relations agreed upon a historic deal that will allow employers to pay salaries on a prorated basis for […]

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Discussion on Tough Times for Tourism Industry

13th May, 2020 News and Updates
Discussion on Tough Times for Tourism Industry

Fresh round of talks held yesterday, on the tough times facing the tourism industry with six industry associations submitting recommendations for short and medium term. Key among the relief measures is an urgent appeal for State support to pay the wages of minor staff, in addition to other suggested relief measures on payment of electricity […]

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