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How to Hire Workers in Malta | Employer of Record (EOR) in Malta

Navigating the labor laws and regulations of Malta is made easy with our EOR services. We handle all aspects of local employment, ensuring compliance and smooth operations for your business. From payroll to benefits, our team provides comprehensive support tailored to meet the unique needs of your business in Malta. Expand into the Maltese market with confidence, knowing that you have a reliable partner managing your international employment needs.

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Malta, known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and Mediterranean charm, is an attractive destination for businesses looking to expand internationally. TCWGlobal serves as your trusted partner in navigating the complexities of hiring in Malta, offering comprehensive solutions for building your contingent workforce.

With a population of over 514,000 people, Malta boasts a skilled and multilingual workforce. From the historic streets of Valletta to the crystal-clear waters of Comino, the country offers a unique blend of culture and natural beauty.

When expanding your business into Malta, compliance with local regulations is crucial. TCWGlobal, as your employer of record, ensures that your contingent workforce is fully compliant, minimizing risks for your organization.

In addition to compliance, TCWGlobal provides personalized services tailored to your specific needs. Whether you require assistance with payrolling management, benefits administration, or any other aspect of HR, our team is dedicated to supporting you.

Malta's strategic location in the Mediterranean makes it an ideal hub for businesses looking to access markets in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. Partnering with TCWGlobal guarantees a seamless and successful expansion into Malta. Our expertise and local knowledge make us the ideal partner for businesses looking to establish a contingent workforce in this dynamic market.

Workers in Malta recognize 14 public holidays. Workers that work on a public holiday are entitled to a day of rest.


Workers are entitled to 24 days of paid leave per year, which accrues from the commencement of the employment. Leave must be taken by day (rather than hours) unless otherwise agreed. Only half of the annual leave entitlement may be carried over to the subsequent year. Any accrued but unused leave is paid at the time of termination.

Sick Leave

Workers are entitled to sick leave based on the applicable Wage Regulation Order. Generally, Workers are entitled to two working weeks of paid sick leave per year. A medical certificate must be presented to the employer.


Workers are entitled to overtime as outlined in the applicable Wage Regulation Order. Generally, work over 40 hours per week averaged over four weeks is paid at 150% of the ordinary rate. Workers cannot be asked to work more than 48 hours per week averaged over four weeks unless that Worker consented in writing.


Except when there is good and sufficient cause for a termination without notice, Workers are entitled to notice of termination between 1 and 12 weeks depending upon the length of service or payment instead of notice. At the time of termination, Workers are entitled to a proportional amount of all monetary benefits due according to the period of employment. 

How an EOR Can Help You Win Fast

TCWGlobal stands unmatched as the leading employer of record service provider. Our global reach, expertise in diverse industries, and commitment to client satisfaction makes us the best choice. Looking for a global employer of record or international payrolling partner that will work with you and not for you? Trust TCWGlobal. We are here for you.

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