Retail sector employees attend cash handling training activities
On 7 July 2015 a 'National Educational Programme for the Retail Sector' was officially launched through a press conference addressed by the Governor of the Central Bank of Malta, Professor Josef Bonnici and the GRTU President, Mr Paul Abela.
Over the past eighteen months, GRTU – Malta Chamber for SMEs, has been actively involved in an initiative to give a national platform to bring forward Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). This initiative has been formed jointly with all other major employers’ representatives in a bid to bring together all forms of businesses, small and large, in promoting CSR as a core concept for businesses. It is aimed at promoting initiatives and to serve as a network for cooperation in CSR.
During a high level meeting with Commissioner Karmenu Vella and the European Commissioner Vice-President responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, Jyrki Katainen, GRTU President Paul Abela called on the Commission to go beyond measures and assess what is really happening on the ground and how effective the measures really are.
The Opposition Spokesman for Local Councils and Whip of the PN Parliamentary Group has visited the GRTU Malta Chamber of SMEs offices in Valletta for a cordial meeting with Green MT in order to further understand its operation. He expressed that stronger collaboration with GRTU and Green MT could lead towards providing an even better service for recycling and waste