- The GWU is declaring industrial action in favor of its members within the Public Service Works Division.
- Better working conditions for Malta Armed Forces
- The GWU in a meeting with the leadership of ONE
- The GWU with a directive to its member care workers within SAMOC
- GWU Pensioners Association against HSBC fee increased by HSBC
- Covid 19 vaccine is a bright spot for many workers and industries
- The GWU Says Employers Should Pay For, Teleworkers’ Power, Rent, WiFi, And Other Home Costs
- The GWU’s proposal to prioritise bank employees for vaccination against Covid-19
- The GWU registers an Industrial dispute with the Court Agency
- GWU calls for an urgent meeting with One’s directors
- Official Response of the General Workers’ Union to the Budget 2021
- Hospitality and aviation are still most affected by the pandemic
- Il-GWU granted main recognition by the Land Registration Agency
- GWU instructs more industrial actions within the CPSU
- The GWU in a “cordial, satisfactory” meeting with Air Malta
- GWU Nurses appeal for the use of masks in public places
- GWU congratulates James Pearsel for his nomination as MCESD Chairman
- The GWU and Union Print laments the loss of a veteran journalist
- International Workers’ Day: GWU President’s Message
- GWU’s reaction to the social pact agreed between all social partners
- The 2nd Financial Packet: GWU’s reaction
- The GWU will not accept measures that go against established procedures and protocols
- GWU demands justice: “Whoever is responsible must be made to pay for their actions”
- GWU laments the demise of BOV’s former Chief Executive Officer
- GWU calls for urgent MCESD meeting to discuss the Covid-19 pandemic
- GWU lifts all Healthmark directives, after the Government presents its proposals
- GWU orders industrial actions among all Healthmark employees within the public health sector
- GWU orders industrial actions within the NCPE
- GWU condemns racial hatred
- Joint Press Release between the GWU and the Ministry for National Affairs and Home Security
- GWU registers an industrial dispute at Mount Carmel Hospital
Born in July 1959, Victor Carachi started his education at St. Joseph Primary school in Paola. He moved on to De La Salle College for his secondary and upper secondary education. He pursued a banking career when in 1978 he joined the then Mid-Med Bank as a clerk. Soon after, he furthered his studies in the field of ICT and subsequently became Chartered IT Professional from the British Computer Society.
He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from the London based Henley Management College. During his banking career, Carachi held various managerial posts in the ICT sector and was Senior Manager of the Audit, Compliance and Operational Risk Department within HSBC (Malta). His interest and actual involvement in trade unionism started in 1995 when he was elected to represent his fellow colleagues both as shop steward and delegate within the General Workers’ Union folds.
He also served as President of the HSBC Workers’ Group Committee and as member and later Vice-President of the GWU’s then Professional and Media Section. In October 2007 he was unanimously elected by the Union’s National Congress as President Designate and on the 8th of March 2008 he officially assumed the Presidency of the GWU.
Deputy Secretary General
Born in 1973, Kevin Camilleri was elected as Deputy General Secretary in the 2015 by the National Conference after serving 5 years as Section Secretary for Hospitality & Food.
He had previously served three years as Assistant Secretary for the same section. Since Camilleri comes from a hospitality background, he has great experience in this sector and knows the highs and lows of the industry. During his carrier he occupied different positions, the highest being Food & Beverage Quality Controller at the Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza hotel.
He also served in various supervisory grades at different hospitality operations. although he has already acquired a university qualification in management, he is still furthering his studies and is also a visiting lecturer at the Malta Institute of Tourism Studies.