Lead Training Services

Essentials of Employment Law and Industrial Relations

Starting: 7th April 2020

Dates: 7th, 14th and 21st April 2020
Time: 17:30 till 20:45
Trainer: Dr. Krista Ellul

This module will enable the learner to

  • List the salient points of the Employment and Industrial Relations Act (EIRA), while reviewing the Industrial Relations Tribunal (IRT) in terms of its functions and operations, even from the employer’s point of view;
  • Define what could be deemed as an unfair dismissal, so that to avoid infringing the employment law stipulations in a fair and equitable way;
  • Distinguish termination procedures between fixed term and indefinite term employees;
  • Understand family based rights that are applicable such as parental leave entitlements, urgent family leave entitlements and other family entitlements;
  • Describe the different social security benefits that employees are entitled to, with particular reference to pensions;
  • Define the rights and entitlements that part-time workers should have;
  • Identify and understand different types of employment contracts, while reviewing in detail the various clauses that can be included in a contract, with their significance and repercussions;
  • Describe the different working time regulations that are relevant to different industrial sectors;
  • Describe how the Plurastic mode of Industrial Relations is applied, by means of the Employment Relations Board and the National Agreement, ensuring increments in the Cost of Living Adjustment and the Minimum Wage;
  • Identifying obligations under the EU Employee Directive for employers operating in more than one EU country.


Tower Training Centre
Lower Ground Floor, Tower Business Centre, Tower Street, Swatar, Malta. (view map)

(Free parking available at level minus 5)


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