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MCESD meets Archbishop

Archbishop Charles Scicluna on Thursday (November 19) had an informal meeting at the Curia with the Malta Council for Economic and Social Development. The topic for discussion between the Archbishop, MCESD’s members, led by Chairman James H. Pearsall,  was the pandemic. The Government, which is also an MCESD member, was represented by Minister Carmelo Abela. […]

MCESD working group studying gender discrepancies at the workplace – TMBW

The Malta Business Weekly runs an article in today’s edition entitled ‘Bridging the Gap within the Workplace’. The article delves into the working groups set up by MCESD’s new chairman James H. Pearsall which is currently tackling a number of themes, including gender discrepancies at the workplace. The working groups comprise of members of MCESD. […]

MCESD chairperson urges social partners to push MCAST apprenticeships

The Malta Council for Economic and Social Development (MCESD) chairperson Mr James H. Pearsall has appealed to members of the MCESD, which also comprise employee and employer bodies, to partner up with MCAST in drive to push the international college’s apprenticeships. In a video clip, created by MCAST in conjunction with MCESD, the chairperson says […]

Report on MCESD operations presented today

Government strongly in favour of social dialogue and consultation – Minister Carmelo Abela says   During a conference organised by the Malta Chamber of SMEs, in conjunction with MCESD, a report on the operations of MCESD was presented by the EMCS Tax & Advisory. The report – which included face to face interviews with stakeholders […]

MCESD goes to Gozo

Sustainable Development and unleashing Gozo’s potential main agenda items Government committed to tackling accessibility issues, such as tunnel Budget 2021 to reflect strength of Malta’s social dialogue process, facilitated by MCESD   An MCESD joint Gozo Regional Committee (GRC) meeting was held on Friday morning in Gozo. A presentation was delivered by the National Statistics […]

MCESD sets up working groups in drive to up social dialogue in Malta

MCESD has taken a quality leap and is in the middle of setting up working groups comprising of members of the MECSD Council – from trade union representatives to employee and employer bodies – and members of the Civil Society and Gozo Regional committees within MCESD. In an exclusive interview with WhosWho.mt, MCESD chairman James […]

MCESD Chairman James H. Pearsall interviewed by WhosWho

‘I want the MCESD to go from strength to strength, and move from informing stakeholders to engaging with them’ In an exclusive interview by WhosWho.mt, Mr James H. Pearsall who was appointed Chairman of MCESD a couple of months ago, gives his take on how social dialogue can be strengthened and the new direction he […]

UK Task Force online meeting with MCESD, European Commission office in Malta

A number of MCESD council representatives today held a meeting with the UK Brexit Task Force. The Council comprises of representatives of trade unions, employee and employer bodies. Prior to the meeting, the General Workers’ Union GWU requested a discussion on the Aviation sector, Maritime sector and British companies in Malta while The Malta Chamber […]