Budget 2021

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The Union of Professional Educators – Voice of the Workers, is more than a little disappointed with the budget as announced yesterday, Monday the 19th of October 2020. Despite the significant effort educators made when schools were closed, despite the work they did over the summer holidays, despite having rolled up their sleeves and scrapped […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: The MUT is Meddling with Conditions of Work behind Educators’ Backs

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The UPE has been informed, via email by Dr. Frank Fabri, that in the wake of the closure of schools, the MUT has initiated covert negotiations with the government over the working conditions of educators without ensuring that educators have been adequately advised. Reliable sources have confirmed that these negotiations are related to the introduction […]

Secretariat of Catholic Education retrieves its Prohibitory Injunction after a Court ordered reconciliation.

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A meeting was held on the 19th of October 2018 between the Secretariat for Catholic Education and the Union of Professional Educators Voice of The Workers, as recommended by the Courts of Malta. It was agreed and clarified that U.P.E. will be able to carry out its duties as a Union, and when issues arise […]

Further developments in schools‘ photocopying service and Directive issued to all UPE members.

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The Union of Professional Educators – Voice of The Workers, is hereby restating its position on the recent pilot project regarding the use of the governments photocopying service provider, in state schools. The Union remains adamant on the principle that Teachers and other Educators are Professionals and thus need to be treated as such. Their […]