Employment in Malta
The Employment Training Centre (ETC) is the main employment vehicle in Malta taking care of all requirements related to employment.Malta has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the EU. Its workforce is highly educated and multilingual, with English being one of the official languages of the island. Furthermore, labour costs are lower when compared to other EU jurisdictions.The length of the probation period is normally 6 months, while the weekly working time is 40 hours. Employees working full-time are entitled to 24 days of vacation leave per year. Maternity leave for full-time female employees is 18 weeks.