Archived Press Releases

MEA launches information booklet to Micro Enterprises - issued on 19 November 2010

The MEA launched an information handbook which will be distributed to micro enterprises as part of a capacity building project funded by the European Social Fund. read more »

A Budget of Fiscal Consolidation - MEA - issued on 25 October 2010

The MEA described the budget as having fiscal consolidation as a major priority.  The budget is an attempt to reconcile the necessity to reduce the fiscal deficit to the criteria set by ECOFIN while simultaneously trying to introducing numerous targeted micro-initiatives to achieve its fiscal targets without slowing down the economy. read more »

Maternity Leave paid by Employers works against Female Employment - MEA - issued on 21 October 2010

Following the outcome of the vote at the European Parliament which raises paid maternity leave to twenty weeks, the MEA is intensifying its efforts to transfer the cost of maternity leave to government.  read more »

MEA's proposals for National Budget 2010 - Towards Increased Labour Participation - issued on 18 October 2010

The past year has seen the economy emerge from recession back towards positive economic growth, and the figures for the first two quarters confirm that the economy is out of the recession.  read more »

MEA proposes setting an Employability Index for Courses at Tertiary Level - issued on 18 October 2010

The MEA is proposing the setting up of an employability index for all courses at tertiary level to provide an indication to students of their career prospects in their selection of courses.  read more »

MEA calls on Government to share burden of payment for Maternity Leave - issued on 12 October 2010

In the coming budget, the MEA is recommending to government to pay the maternity leave benefits.  read more »

MEA calls for Objectivity on Labour Market Issues - issued on 11 October 2010

The MEA urged unions to stop projecting a negative impression of Maltese employers on media programmes through generalizations which do not reflect the true state of affairs of employment relationships in Malta.  read more »

Patients should never be caught in a crossfire - MEA - issued on 14 September 2010

The MEA stated that the services provided by nurses are listed in the EIRA as essential services and the MUMN should not resort to actions which in any way affect the welfare of patients.  read more »

Address by Mr Pierre Fava, President at the IOE European Meeting - issued on 9 September 2010  read more »

MEA signs cooperation agreement with the Montenegrin Employers' Federation - issued on 12 August 2010

During a visit as part of a presidential delegation to Montenegro, the Malta Employers' Association signed a cooperation agreement with the Montenegrin Employers' Federation.  read more »

MEA calls ST agreement: "A step in the right direction" - issued on 27 July 2010

The MEA has stated that the agreement reached between the management of ST Microelectronics and the GWU is conducive to further investment which will help to retain existing jobs and to create others both within ST and in other companies as well.  read more »

Selection of Mr Vince Farrugia as an employers' representative on EESC is Arrogant, Irregular and Undemocratic - issued on 16 July 2010

The MEA issued a strong reaction to the selection of Mr Vince Farrugia as an employers' delegate on EESC by government.  read more »

Pension Reform should be approached with Caution - MEA - issued on 23 June 2010

The MEA urged Government to conduct proper consultation before considering to introduce mandatory second pillar pensions.  read more »

There is still fire under the ashes - issued on 16 June 2010

The Director General of the Malta Employers' Association, Mr. Joseph Farrugia addressed the delegates present at the 99th session of the International Labour Conference held in Geneva this month.  read more »

MEA organises Information Session on Data Protection - issued on 28 May 2010

An information session for employers about Data Protection was organised by MEA on 27 May.  read more »

MEA calls for improved efficiency in processing EU funding applications - issued on 26 May 2010

The MEA has described the situation regarding the processing of EU funded projects as 'alarming' and insisted that government should make an overhaul of existing procedures to ensure that Malta does not lose out as a result of excessive bureaucracy.  read more »

MEA Project on "Capacity Building for Equipping and Representing Micro Business Employers" - issued on 21 May 2010

The Changing economic and legal environment is highlighting the need for companies to be well informed and well geared to face the challenges that emerge from the fact that they employ people.  read more »

The Malta Employers' Association and Atlas Insurance PCC Ltd sign a three year Corporate Sponsorship Agreement - issued on 13 May 2010

Atlas Insurance PCC Ltd has entered into a three-year corporate sponsorship agreement with the Malta Employers' Association in support of a number of additional services to be offered by the Association to its Members.  read more »

Power cuts Inexcusable - MEA - issued on 7 April 2010

MEA has described the nationwide power cuts as inexcusable and stated that the report by Enemalta does not put anybody's mind at rest that such occurrences will not repeat in future.  read more »

45th Annual General Meeting of the Malta Employers' Association - issued on 19 February 2010

The 45th Annual General Meeting of the Malta Employers' Association was held on 19th February.  read more »

Malta Employers' Association proposes an Energy Pact for 2011 - 2015 - issued on 13 January 2010

The MEA stated that all social partners needed to be united in purpose to agree on an Energy Pact that will establish how energy prices will be determined over the period 2011 - 2015.  read more »

MEA's proposals to Climate Change - issued on 3 December 2009

The MEA has forwarded its position paper to the Hon Prime Minister, and the Minister for Resources and Rural Affairs.  read more »

MEA's reaction to the National Budget - issued on 10 November 2009

Overall, the budget contains a set of positive measures that address various economic sectors.  read more »

The Country's Priority is Job Retention in the Private Sector, not increasing wages in the Public sector - MEA Director General - issued on 18 June 2009

In his annual address at the plenary session of the International Labour Conference held in Geneva, the Director General of the MEA, Mr Joseph Farrugia stressed that: 'Trade unions must realize that rather than spending money on increasing wages to employees holding public sector jobs, which are virtually recession proof, any government stimulus through increased expenditure should be channeled towards protecting jobs in the private sector which are exposed to the ravages of the global crisis'.  read more »

MEA clarifies misconceptions on Maternity Leave - issued on 13 May 2009

The MEA stated that a number of recent public statements provide a misleading picture of the state of affairs in Malta about maternity leave entitlement when compared to that in other countries.  read more »

Employers express Satisfaction on outcome of Discussions on Working Time - issued on 29 April 2009

The MEA stated that the outcome of the discussions regarding the Working Time Directive are positive for Malta.  read more »

Union Recognition Issue: Employers set the record straight - issued on 17 April 2009

As an Employers' Association, we are expressing our concern at the manner in which the situation regarding union recognition at the Malta Freeport Terminals has escalated.  read more »

Union Recognition Issue: Malta Employers' Association condemns industrial actions taken by the GWU - issued on 9 April 2009

The MEA insists that employers should never end up the victims of disputes between unions on recognition issues.  This statement was made as a reaction to the decision taken by the GWU to resort to industrial actions following the outcome of the verification exercise among the port workers.  read more »

'We need to anticipate at the post recession scenario' - MEA President - issued on 2 March 2009

The MEA held its Annual General Meeting on 27 February 2009.  During the meeting the MEA President, Mr Pierre Fava delivered a speech in which he emphasised the major challenges facing the economy as a result of the international recession and the need for the social partners to plan for a post recession scenario.  read more »

The Malta Employers' Association proposes Measures to Mitigate effect of International Recession - issued on 28 January 2009

The MEA has proposed a set of measures for Government to reduce the negative impact of the economic recession that is affecting numerous companies in various sectors of the economy, particularly in manufacturing and tourism.  read more »

MEA - European Parliament is in a State of Denial - issued on 19 December 2008

The MEA stated that the European Parliament is in a state of denial about the current international economic situation.  read more »

MEA's Reaction to the National Budget 2009 - issued on 4 November 2008

Any evaluation of the national budget for 2009 has to be seen against the backdrop of a gloomy international economy and shifting challenges.  read more »

MEA urges Government to postpone the Revision in Utility Rates - issued on 17 October 2008

The MEA is calling on government to postpone any plans to revise utility rates until March 2009.  read more »

MEA: Excessive Salary increases to University Academic Staff can cause disruption in the Labour Market - issued on 10 October 2008

The MEA has warned government and the MUT that excessive increases in the remuneration packages of academic staff at the University will create labour market distortions and lead to similar claims in both the private and public sector ...  read more »

Malta Employers' Association calls for Proper Consultation on Revised Water and Electricity Tariffs - issued on 3 October 2008

The MEA has called for the spirit of social dialogue to be respected if the Government expects the social partners to participate in finding solutions to the country's problems.  read more »

Transport strike - MEA calls for Severe Law Enforcement and Revised Legislation - issued on 16 July 2008

The MEA stated that the way the strike by the transport operators has escalated is shameful and a flagrant abuse of the right to industrial action.  read more »

MEA calls for Civilised Dialogue - issued on 14 July 2008

The MEA appealed for a return to reason in the dispute involving transport operators, and condemned, without reservation, the thuggish behaviour by some of the protestors outside Castille Palace.  read more »

MEA Director General addresses the 97th Session of the International Labour Conference - issued on 12 June 2008

The Director General of the MEA, Mr Joseph Farrugia addressed the delegates present at the 97th Session of the International Labour Conference held in Geneva in June.  read more »

Mr Pierre Fava appointed president of MEA for third term - issued on 21 April 2008

Mr Pierre Fava has been re-appointed as president of the Malta Employers' Association for a third term.  read more »

MEA congratulates Nationalist Party on Election Victory - issued on 12 March 2008

The MEA congratulated the Nationalist Party on its electoral victory.  The Association stated that in the run up to the elections, it had presented a memorandum to political parties urging them to base their policies on the principles of sustainability, competitiveness and proactivity.  read more »

43rd Annual General Meeting of the Malta Employers' Association - issued on 3 March 2008

The 43rd Annual General Meeting of the Malta Employers' Association was held on 29th February at the Corinthia Palace Hotel, Attard.  read more

MEA lays down the facts about Overtime and the Social Pact - issued on 12 February 2008

The MEA issued a statement to clarify the allegations being made concerning the issue of overtme payment that was raised at the MCESD during the discussions to agree on a Social Pact during 2004 and 2005.  read more »

MEA Annual General Conference 2007 - Address by Mr Pierre Fava, President, Malta Employers' Association - issued on 29 November 2007  download

MEA appeals for an objective Portrayal of Employers - issued on 29 October 2007

The MEA expressed its concerns about sweeping statements made during recent parliamentary sessions that are casting a negative image of employers in general. read more »

Budget induced wage increases should not go beyond COLA - MEA - issued on 4 October 2007

The MEA is insisting that budget induced labour costs should not be higher than COLA increases.  Many companies are already committed to increase wage costs through collective agreements and labour market forces are also leading to wage inflation in various sectors because of labour shortages and rapid mobility.  The Association stated that many employers are already facing substantial increases in the wage bill because of the pro rata benefits to part timers.  Read more »

MEA: Government's vision for Grand Harbour will Generate Jobs and Investment - issued on 7 September 2007

The MEA described the consultative document for the regeneration of the Grand Harbour as one which is holistic in its approach and carries the necessary vision to transform the Grand Harbour area in one of international interest.  read more »

MEA: Redundancies underscore the need for Economic Restructuring - issued on 22 June 2007

The sudden spate of redundancies during the past few days highlights the importance for Malta to intensify its efforts to restructure the economy to generate sufficient jobs in areas in which it has a competitive advantage.  read more »

MEA Director General Addresses the 96th Session of the International Labour Conference - issued on 14 June 2007

The Director General of the Malta Employers' Association, Mr Joseph Farrugia addressed the delegates present at the 96th session of the International Labour Conference held in Geneva this month.  read more »

MEA - Malta's acceptance in the Eurozone is an important step in its Economic History - issued on 16 May 2007

The MEA stated that the fact that Malta has managed to successfully meet the conditions necessary to join the Eurozone is an important step in its economic history. read more »

Mr Pierre Fava appointed president of MEA for second term - issued on 26 March 2007  download »

MEA noted with regret the recent public exchange between GRTU & MHRA - issued on 23 March 2007  download »

MEA Position Paper on MCESD structure - issued on 21 March 2007  download »

Smart City will increase Malta's International Visibility - MEA - issued on 15 March 2007

"The Smart City project is a milestone in Malta's economic development and it is up to all stakeholders to ensure that Malta maximizes the benefits that should result from this investment.  The project shoudl increase Malta's visibility abroad and will become part of the national branding exercise.  Therefore the exposure that the country obtains from the project will also benefit other sectors of the economy, such as tourism and also act to attract other investment project to our shores."  This statement was made by the MEA President, Mr Pierre Fava during a meeting that was held between MEA officials and with the Minister for Investment, Industry and IT Dr. Austin Gatt.  read more »

42nd Annual General Meeting of the Malta Employers' Association - issued on 28 February 2007

The 42nd Annual General Meeting of the Malta Employers' Association was held on 23 February at the Corinthia Palace Hotel, Attard.  read more »

Gordon Cordina deserves a Public Apology - MEA - issued on 12 February 2007

'The outcome of the analysis by Eurostat of the Maltese statistical data as submitted by NSO leaves no doubt about the correctness of the methodology applied.  The verification exercise completely exonerates Dr Gordon Cordina of any manipulation of the figures and it is expected that those who cast doubt on his professional integrity as one of the foremost economists in Malta should issue a public apology'.  Joe Farrugia, Director General of MEA made this statement following the conclusions of the verification exercise conducted by Eurostat.  read more »

MEA congratulates Government on Smart City Deal - issued on 23 January 2007

The Smart City project will offer excellent opportunities for high value added employment and the Ministry for Investment, Industry and Information Technology is to be congratulated for the conclusion of the negotiations that will bring this project to fruition.  read more »

Annual General Conference - Maximising the Potential of the Labour Market - issued on 30 November 2006

Opening address delivered by Mr Pierre Fava, President of the Malta Employers' Association at the MEA Annual General Conference held on 30 November 2006.  read more »

MEA Annual General Conference - Maximising the Potential of the Labour Market - issued on 21 November 2006

The MEA shall be holding its Annual General Conference at the MCC, Valletta on 30 November 2006.  The main focus of the conference shall be Maximising the Potential of the Labour Market.  read more »

A Credible Budget - Malta Employers' Association - issued on 19 October 2006

The MEA declared that the 2007 Budget is a credible one that inclues various measures that are beneficial to employers and workers.  read more »

MEA hails University - MCAST collaboration as 'A breath of fresh air'. - issued on 11 August 2006

The MEA described the stand taken by the new Rector of the University, Prof Juanito Camilleri on the relationship between the university and MCAST as a much needed breath of fresh air to maximise the efficiency of the resources and facilities of Malta's tertiary educational institutions.  read more »

MEA issues initial reactions to the Pre-Budget Document - describes document as positive - issued on 7 August 2006

The MEA has described the pre-budget document issued by the government as having numerous points that can serve as basis for constructive discussion amung the social partners to determine the best economic and social strategies for Malta.  read more »

MEA - Employers only interested in Port Reform if it results in Lower Costs - issued on 5 July 2006

The MEA called for an immediate solution to end any actions at the Freeport that are threatening a number of enterprises with work stoppages and industrial relations unrest.  read more »

MEA calls on Government to Reduce Public Holidays - issued on 16 June 2006

The MEA called on Government to take immediate measures to fulfil its stated objective to increase national productivity through an increase in annual working days. read more »

Working Time Directive - issued on 9 June 2006

The MEA notes with satisfaction that the European Commission's attempt to re-examine the Organisation of working time directive has once again been blocked by a group of countries, including Malta.  read more »

MEA Director General Addresses the 95th Session of the International Labour Conference - issued on 5 June 2006

The Director General of the Malta Employers' Association, Mr Joseph Farrugia addressed the delegates present at the 95th session of the International Labour Conference held in Geneva this month.  read more »

MEA's reaction to the MLP Document entitled: “Pjan ta' Azzjoni ghat-Tigdid ta' l-Industrija” - issued on 23 May 2006

The MEA Presidency led by the President, Mr Pierre Fava, accompanied by Vice President, Mr Arthur Muscat and Deputy Presidents, Dr Paul DeBattista and Mr Lawrence Mizzi together with Director General, Mr Joseph Farrugia and the Executive in EU & Legal Affairs, Dr Charlotte Camilleri met Dr Alfred Sant and other top officials at the MLP Headquarters to discuss the document.  read more »

Smart City - A Human Resources Strategy - issued on 23 March 2006

A delegation from the MEA council led by the President, Mr Pierre Fava who was accompanied by Deputy Presidet Dr Paul De Battista, council member, Mr Marvic Fenech Adami and the Director General, Mr Joseph Farrugia met top officials at the ministry for Investment and IT to discuss a human resources strategy for the Smart City project.  read more »

New President for the Malta Employers' Association - issued on 10 March 2006

Following the AGM of the Malta Employers' Association held recently Mr Pierre Fava has been appointed the new President of the Association.  read more »

MEA congratulates Minister on SmartCity - issued on 24 February 2006

The MEA stated that the setting up of a SmartCity at Ricasoli will provide a much needed boost to Malta's economy and congratulated Ministry for Investment for its efforts in successfully attracting such an interesting project to the Maltese Islands.  read more »

MEA gives Minister Gatt its backing on Sea Malta - issued on 7 December 2005

The MEA called on Minister Austin Gatt to spare no effort to finalise a deal to save Sea Malta and the livelihood of its employees and wished him every success in his negotiations with Grimaldi.  read more »

MEA warns GWU: Employers should not be held Hostage - issued on 30 November 2005

The MEA has reiterated its position that companies should not be subject to industrial action on matters in which there is no direct conflict with the trade unions.  read more »

MEA: Priority should be to Safeguard Jobs - issued on 26 October 2005

In its reaction to the measures announed by Government to tackle the issue of energy prices, the MEA stated that these measures can result in considerable increases in costs for employers. read more »

MEA's reaction to the revision in Student Stipends - issued on 3 October 2005

The MEA expressed its agreement in principle with the revision in student stipends.  The Association said that redistributing the stipends to discriminate in favour of courses that are more in demand by industry, and that offer a better promise of a career for students is in line with the recommendations that it has been making over the past years.  read more »

MEA warns GWU - issued on 3 August 2005

The MEA strongly condemned the GWU for issuing letters to companies threatening sympathy industrial action in the coming days as a result of its dispute regarding redundancies at Interprint.  read more »

MEA calls for an early settlement of GWU Government Dispute - issued on 29 July 2005

The MEA stated that it is against the principle of having two classes of employees, one which is privileged with automatic alternative employment in case of redundancy, and another that will have to follow the normal channels of registering for work.  read more »

MEA expresses concern about amendments to VAT legislation - issued on 27 July 2005

The MEA is concerned that the recent changes to the VAT legislation that enable the VAT commissioner to hypothec property an exaggerated deterrent giving disproportionate powers to the VAT Commissioner which treats businessmen like criminals.  read more »

MEA National Budget Proposals - 2006 - issued on 22 July 2005  download

Work permits to foreigners - issued on 4 July 2005

The Malta Employers' Association expressed its satisfaction at the pronouncement by the Home Affairs Minister Tonio Borg and Education and Employment Minister Louis Galea whereby the issuing of work permits to non-EU workers will be carried out through the Employment and Training Corporation.  read more »

MEA calls on Government not to discriminate against Private Sector Employees - issued on 4 July 2005

In a reaction to the General Workers' Union's press release regarding employees at Interprint who face redundancy, the Malta Employers' Association stated that it disagreed with the practice that employees who lose their employment with a government controlled company expect government to automatically provide them with alternative employment.  read more »

MEA: Economic facts of Life cannot be Disregarded - issued on 23 June 2005

The Malta Employers' Association expressed its view that, while the appeal made by the General Workers Union to hold discussions with the Prime Minister and the Labour of the Opposition on way to solve any of the country's problems.  read more »

MEA Director General Addresses the 93rd Session of the International Labour Conference - issued on 10 June 2005

The Director General of the Malta Employers' Association, Mr Joseph Farrugia addressed the delegates present at the 93rd session of the International Labour Conference held in Geneva this month.  Read his speech.

Working Time Developments - MEA expresses disappointment - issued on 13 May 2005

The Malta Employers' Association expressed itself against the decision of the European Parliament to remove the opt out clause from the working time directive.  It also expressed its disappointment at the fact that not all Maltese MEPs voted to retain the opt out.  read more »

MEA: Important issues should be removed from the Partisan Arena -  issued on 10 May 2005

The Malta Employers' Association pronounced its satisfaction at the fact that both Government and the Opposition intended to vote in favour of the EU constitution.  This is a rare demonstration of political maturity that places the national interests above partisan gains.  read more »

MEA not to attend MCESD Meeting on Enemalta Dispute - issued on 30 March 2005

The MEA has informed the MCESD that it will not be attending the meeting that has been convened at the request of the GWU to discuss the Enemalta dispute.  read more »

MEA expresses concern over threat of Sympathy Action - issued on 24 March 2005

The MEA expressed concern at the escalation of the dispute between Enemalta Corporation and the General Workers' Union, in particular at the statement by the GWU that is threatening to take sympathy action in companies in which it has recognition.  read more »

Reaction by the Malta Employers' Association to Malta Labour Party's document: Towards an Economic & Social Regeneration Plan - issued on 23 March 2005

The main issues mentioned in the report are similar to the document produced by the MEA: Generating Productive Employment - A National Priority.  MEA is in agreement that there is a need for policies that will really address the current challenges facing the economy and to reverse the recent sluggish economic growth and poor economic performance.  read more »

Mr Arthur Muscat appointed President of MEA for second term - issued on 11 March 2005

Mr Arthur Muscat has beeen appointed as President of the Malta Employers' Association for a second term.  Mr Muscat is the Human Resources Manager of the Farsons Group, and has been a member on the MEA Council since 1995. read more »

“Adherence to the laws of a country cannot be the object of an industrial dispute“ - MEA - issued on 9 March 2005

The Malta Employers' Association declared that employers should not be pressured by the General Workers' Union to ignore the changes in the legislation related to public holidays falling on weekends. read more »

MEA holds its 40th Annual General Meeting - issued on 28 February 2005

The AGM of the MEA was held at the Crowne Plaza on 25 February 2005.  Elections for Council members were held and the presidency team will be selected following the first council meeting scheduled for the 9 March 2005. 

Read the full speech of Mr Arthur Muscat which was delivered during the meeting.

MEA: Outdated practices do not necessarily translate into Workers' Rights - issued on 24 February 2005

The MEA stated that there is no truth behind the assertion that if a practice has been in force for 30 years without management's objection, it becomes a right even if it is not included in a collective agreement. read more »

MEA: Alfred Buhagiar will be Missed - issued on 3 February 2005  read more »

Constituted bodies issue a joint Media Statement on Public Holidays Issue - issued on 22 January 2005 

The Malta Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise, the FOI, the MHRA, the GRTU and the MEA issued a joint statement to explain the developments that occurred at the MCESD regarding the public holidays issue.  read more »

Public Holidays on Weekends - issued on 24 December 2004

MEA expresses support for Government Decision.  read more »

MEA urges Government not to give in to Union Pressure - issued on 6 December 2004

The Malta Employers' Association issued a statement to support the government in its initiatives to incentivise the private sector to increase employment.  read more »

Visit www.maltaemployers.com - issued on 3 December 2004

The Malta Employers' Association has a new website - www.maltaemployers.com.  read more »

MEA urges Government to be decisive - issued on 19 November 2004

The Malta Employers' Association is urging Government to implement the necessary measures to improve Malta's competitiveness in order to generate productive employment.  read more »

MEA denounces Times Reporting on Wages Policy discussions at MCESD  -  issued on 11 November 2004

The Malta Employers' Association expressed its strong condemnation to the speculative and irresponsible reporting carried in The Times about the negotiations currently underway at the MCESD for a wages policy.  read more »

MEA Officials meet Minister for Competitiveness and Communications  -  issued on 13 October 2004

The Minister for Competitiveness and Communications, the Hon. Censu Galea, met representatives of the Malta Employers' Association to discuss the current economic situation and ways in which Malta can become more competitive.  read more »

Labour Shortages  -  issued on 6 October 2004

The Malta Employers’ Association expressed its concern over the chronic shortage of labour in the construction industry. read more »

MEA's reactions to the National Action Plan on Employment - issued on 28 September 2004

The Malta Employers’ Association expresses its satisfaction about the formulation of a National Action Plan for Employment. read more »

MEA expresses concern over industrial actions - issued on 13 August 2004

The Malta Employers’ Association has expressed its concern over the spate of partial industrial actions that are resulting from deadlocks in collective bargaining in various government departments and authorities. read more »

MEA reactions to the Convergence Report - issued on 15 July 2004

The Malta Employers’ Association expressed its satisfaction that the Government is determined to address the fiscal situation of the country. read more »

MEA Director General addresses ILO 92nd General Conference - issued on 9 June 2004

The Director General of the Malta Employers’ Association, Mr. Joseph Farrugia, yesterday addressed the 92nd Session of the International Labour Conference. He congratulated the Director General on his report that deals with the progress made by ILO in the implementation of the Decent Work Agenda. read more »

New President for the Malta Employers' Association - issued on 15 March 2004

Following the Annual General Meeting of the Malta Employers' Association held recently,  Mr. Arthur Muscat has been appointed the new President of the Association.read more »

“The Economy needs to regain its Momentum” - Says 'The Employer' - issued on 1 March 2004

While emphasising the fact that Malta will, in May this year, be a member of the European Union, one of the major trading blocks in the world, the editorial of The Malta Employers’ Association’s (MEA) magazine, ‘The Employer’ states that this means that the country really needs to get its act together and look beyond this date. read more »