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Category Archives: MCAST

Directive to all grades at MCAST – overpayments

April 22, 2021 at 4:35 pm

Directive to all grades at MCAST – overpayments

The MUT is receiving reports that MCAST is carrying out an exercise claiming that a number of employees received overpayment due to errors in the past years. The MUT has requested details about the said overpayments and the errors being claimed but these have not been forthcoming. In view of this, the union is directing […]

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Meeting for Directors and Deputies at MCAST

October 20, 2020 at 5:10 pm

Meeting for Directors and Deputies at MCAST

The MUT shall be meeting members who are directors and deputies at MCAST to update about the current situation. The meeting shall be held online on Thursday 22nd at 16.00. The link for the meeting shall be sent to members before the meeting.

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MUT declares trade dispute with MCAST

October 20, 2020 at 4:36 pm

MUT declares trade dispute with MCAST

Whilst the MUT and MCAST agreed that units at levels 1 to 3 shall be delivered according to arrangements made between the lecturer and institute management, MCAST is not accepting such arrangements and is imposing its own. The MUT has issued a directive to this effect and is receiving consistent information that MCAST is not […]

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Directive to all MCAST Lecturers

October 16, 2020 at 4:49 pm

Directive to all MCAST Lecturers

Following discussions and direction for Lecturers in Levels 1 to 4, the MUT is receiving information that the arrangements being carried out are not in agreement with Lecturers. In view of this, the MUT is hereby directing all lecturers to be present on campus and to deliver online lectures to the said levels unless the […]

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Directive to Lecturers at MCAST

October 6, 2020 at 11:24 am

Directive to Lecturers at MCAST

The MUT is hereby directing all members including those teaching levels 1 to 4 to refrain from accepting to start any lecturers unless the arrangement for face-to-face/online have been agreed upon between the lecturer and the Institute management. This is in line with the recommendation of the protocol to hold online lectures where possible. Members […]

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UPDATED: Directives to MCAST Managers suspended

September 22, 2020 at 11:10 am

UPDATED: Directives to MCAST Managers suspended

The MUT has communicated with the MCAST Principal and stated that it is ready to suspend the directives to Managers on condition that the MUT receives the formal financial proposal for Managers and that it receives tentative dates for meetings to continue discussions. The MUT reserves the right to re-issue directives. UPDATE 23-09-2020: The MUT […]

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Discussions with MCAST

September 1, 2020 at 12:28 pm

Discussions with MCAST

The MUT shall be holding discussions with MCAST regarding the protocol and guidelines to be adopted on the reopening of MCAST. Contrary to what has been reported by some media, the MUT has not discussed or reached an agreement with MCAST regarding the matter and shall be updating members following discussions in the coming days.

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MUT obtains sole recognition of Student Mentors at MCAST

August 24, 2020 at 12:30 pm

MUT obtains sole recognition of Student Mentors at MCAST

Following a verification exercise by the DIER, the MUT has obtained the sole recognition of Student Mentors at MCAST. As per usual practice, the MUT will be communicating with MCAST management and respective members regarding this development to discuss the way forward. The MUT thanks members for their trust and support.

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MUT declares trade dispute with MCAST on professorship grades

August 7, 2020 at 12:45 pm

MUT declares trade dispute with MCAST on professorship grades

The MUT has communicated with MCAST management and DIER following the failure of MCAST to reach an agreement about professorship grades. The MUT had agreed with MCAST about a six month time-frame to reach an agreement about these new grades and, despite all efforts from the Union, MCAST is clearly not willing to reach an […]

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MUT obtains sole recognition of MCAST grades

August 3, 2020 at 9:05 am

MUT obtains sole recognition of MCAST grades

Following a verification exercise carried out by DIER, the MUT has obtained the sole recognition of Directors; Deputy Directors; Senior Counsellors; Head/Directors; and Deputy Registrars at MCAST. The MUT has already communicated with MCAST management regarding this development and shall be communicating with the respective members to discuss the way forward. The MUT thanks members […]

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