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Amid the crisis caused by Covid-19 across the world, numerous opportunities have emerged for entrepreneurs and investors. Healthcare, Food Service, education, supply chains, entertainment and culture are some of the sectors in need of innovative ideas and developments in the current situation.
The Coronavirus pandemic has impacted the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality industries significantly. It is changing some travel, planning, spending and consumption behaviors of people. Some of these changes could be long-lasting, if not permanent. It would be beneficial for professionals of travel and tourism industry to not only identify these new trends but also prepare themselves to align with these changes and derive maximum benefits.
This course tracks all the macro and micro economic trends in the Travel and Tourism industry and delves deeper in understanding their short and long-term business and industry impacts. The course is designed for professionals of Travel, Tourism and Hospitality industries to equip them with the right insights and advise to not only meandering through the key trends and changes brought forth by Covid19, but also identify, participate and maximize potential macro and micro entrepreneurship opportunities in these industries.
Employer’s and Employee’s Rights and Obligations with particular focus on the relative rights and obligations during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Structure
Employer and Employee rights and obligations

(i) Conditions of employment
(ii) Leave: Annual Leave, Sick leave, Special leave
(iii) Itemized payslip

Dismissal, Terminations, Redundancies

(i) Definite vs Indefinite contracts – Termination and Dismissal Implications
(ii) Dismissal- Good and Sufficient Cause
(iii) Dismissal- Unfair Dismissal
(iv) Redundancies

Covid-19 related measures

(i) Covid wage supplements
(ii) Quarantine Leave
(iii) Social Measures
(iv) Employment of third country nationals
(v) Liquidity Measures
(vi) Other measures- R&D Fund, Measures to ease lockdown

Participants will:
- Obtain a basic understanding of the rights and obligations pertaining to the Employer and Employee in terms of Maltese Employment Law. Focus on the tourism sector shall be provided.
- Obtain a basic understanding of the rights and obligations pertaining to the Employer and Employee within the Covid-19 pandemic perspective. Focus on the tourism sector shall be provided.

Target Audience
Employers, including but not limited to employers within the tourism industry
HR and management, including but not limited to HR and management within the tourism industry