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MUMN to go ahead with industrial action, warns of partial lockdown in a week if high cases continue

The Malta Union of Midwives and Nurses will join the Medical Association of Malta in going ahead with their planned industrial action after talks with the government failed to reach a compromise.

In a statement published after the MUMN met Health Minister Chris Fearne, the union said that they had “witnessed a Health Minister who although is not prepared to cancel mass events, seems committed to make sure that mass events which do not abide by the Legal notice issued today will be closed permanently and fined.”

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MUMN and government reach agreement - directives suspended

MUMN and the government have reached an agreement on the union’s requests regarding mass events/organised events and other simultaneous issues related to the working conditions of the healthcare professionals.After a 7 hour marathon negotiations with the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister an agreement has been reached. This contrasts with the position taken by the Medical Assiociation of Malta, which decided to go on with its directives.

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MUMN reaches agreement with government; nurses in quarantine to be paid Sunday allowances

The Malta Union of Midwives and Nurses has reached an agreement with the Health Department, in collaboration of the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, over a number of issues. One part of the agreement will see nurses on quarantine leave be paid their Sunday allowances.

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MUMN gives ultimatum to govt to initiate the concept of meal allowances

The Malta Union of Midwives and Nurses, MUMN said that if an agreement is not reached by Wednesday between Steward Health Care and the Health Department to initiate the concept of Meal Allowances for MUMN Members working at the Gozo General Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital and Karen Grech Rehabilitation Hospital, then the MUMN will have to issue industrial directives.