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Category Archives: MCAST

Failure in negotiations at MCAST

June 21, 2022 at 12:58 pm

Failure in negotiations at MCAST

The MUT is declaring a failure in the negotiations at MCAST. This followed a meeting this morning with MCAST management and IRU, the Government’s representatives. During the meeting, the Government’s representatives tried to justify the decisions of MCAST to derail negotiations through the publication of negotiations minutes without the knowledge of the union. The MUT […]

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MUT formally reports MCAST to Data Protection Commissioner

June 17, 2022 at 3:52 pm

MUT formally reports MCAST to Data Protection Commissioner

The MUT has filed with the Office of the Information and Data Protection Commissioner a formal breach of sensitive data by MCAST. This follows a judicial protest and a trade dispute with MCAST, whereby sensitive information of negotiation meetings is being shared with all employees including minutes which the MUT had no knowledge of and […]

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MUT declares trade dispute with MCAST

June 14, 2022 at 2:52 pm

MUT declares trade dispute with MCAST

The MUT has declared a trade dispute with MCAST due to the publication of sensitive information concerning MUT’s negotiations, derailing the same negotiations process and acting in bad faith to damage the MUT. The MUT also declared its mistrust in the Principal/CEO’s heading of negotiations and shall not be attending any negotiations meeting in the […]

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L-MUT bi protest ġudizzjarju kontra l-ogħla tmexxija tal-MCAST

June 10, 2022 at 2:45 pm

L-MUT bi protest ġudizzjarju kontra l-ogħla tmexxija tal-MCAST

L-MUT illum fetħet protest ġudizzjarju kontra l-MCAST wara li, hekk kif għadhom kif bdew in-negozjati għall-ftehim kollettiv il-ġdid mal-kulleġġ, il-proċess diġà beda jiġi mminat mill-ogħla tmexxija tal-MCAST. L-MUT saħqet li tilfet il-fiduċja fl-ogħla tmexxija tal-MCAST u tistenna li dawn jimxu mal-proċeduri stabbiliti fin-negozjati mingħajr bsaten fir-roti, imminar, u attitudni li xxekkel il-proċess. Il-membri fl-MCAST qegħdin […]

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Meetings for members at MCAST

May 18, 2022 at 4:39 pm

Meetings for members at MCAST

The MUT is holding online meetings with members to discuss the collective agreement as follows: – meeting for Lecturing Grades – Wednesday 25th May at 3.30pm – click HERE to register; – meeting for Directors and Deputies – Thursday 26th May at 3pm – click HERE to register. Meeting with other grades shall be announced […]

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Meeting for members at the MCAST Institute of Creative Arts (ICA)

April 5, 2022 at 3:04 pm

Meeting for members at the MCAST Institute of Creative Arts (ICA)

The MUT is holding an online meeting with members at the MCAST Institute of Creative Arts (ICA) on Monday 11th April 2022 at 4pm to discuss issues related to this institute. Separate meetings are being planned for all MCAST institutes to be held following the Easter recess. Please fill in the form HERE to register […]

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MUT obtains sole recognition of Senior Research Officers at MCAST

March 2, 2022 at 3:04 pm

MUT obtains sole recognition of Senior Research Officers at MCAST

The MUT is pleased to inform members that the DIER has carried out the verification exercise for the recognition of Senior Research Officers at MCAST and it was established that the MUT has 83% of the grade. The MUT is therefore the recognised union for this grade. The Union has now requested a meeting with […]

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Directive to MCAST lecturing grades – submission of WRA expenditure reports

January 17, 2022 at 1:47 pm

Directive to MCAST lecturing grades – submission of WRA expenditure reports

The MUT has objected with MCAST top management since a decision by the works resources committee has been ignored and MCAST top management has, instead, issued an arbitrary decision regarding the submission of the WRA expenditure report. The MUT expects MCAST to adhere with decisions taken in the respective committees and is directing members to […]

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Negotiations of agreements: update

January 13, 2022 at 4:02 pm

Negotiations of agreements: update

The MUT shall be starting negotiations of a new collective agreement of MCAST and a new collective agreement of ITS since they both have expired in December 2021. Requests have already been made to respective managements and the union is waiting for the schedule of negotiation meetings. The MUT has already received feedback from members […]

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MCAST updates

December 16, 2021 at 4:39 pm

MCAST updates

The union is waiting for a date from MCAST to continue discussions on the new professorial grades at MCAST. Meanwhile, it is following a number of progression queries and shall be updating members directly. The MUT has also presented a request to commence negotiations for a new Collective Agreement.

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