Malta has a fast-developing economy & a rising demand for both local and international employees. Thanks to the EU employment rules policies, employers now have a vast pool of job seekers to choose from. So, here are all the necessary steps and requirements of successful employee recruitment Malta.
According to the Maltese labour law, employment is usually on a contract basis between the employee and his or her employer as long as statutory employment conditions are adhered to. Although the law regulates certain employment conditions, others are left for the two parties to agree upon before the employee can start work.
Depending on your type of contract and how long you have been working for your employer, there’s a notice period that must be observed no matter which party (you or the employer) wants to terminate your employment position. In case you’re still going through the 1-month initial probationary period, notification must be made a week in advance.
Malta’s employment rate is one of the most impressive in the EU, with the third-lowest unemployment rate at only 4.1%.
According to local law, all employees working a 40-hour week have a right to 192 hours of paid leave each year. That’s exactly 24 working days of annual leave, or 4 weeks and 4 days, assuming you work 8 hours daily and 5 days per week.
There are several opportunities available for Maltese residents who need to find a house for primary residence. Anyone who lives on government properties or is looking to buy a first house should reach out to the Housing Authority; also, benefits are available to residents who have a disability.