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    A cleaning company whose directors are being charged with human trafficking was not awarded an oncology hospital contract by the government, Health Minister Chris Fearne has clarified. The company, he said, was engaged to clean the building by the contractor before it was handed over to the government last year. Four Directors of MCCS Ltd (Mr Clean) are charged with trafficking 31 Filipino workers to Malta, incorporating and financing a criminal organization and misappropriation. Joseph Degorgio and his children Paul Degorgio, Christian Degorgio and Josianne Bugeja deny the charges.A court on Tuesday heard how Mr Clean was "recently" awarded a cleaning contract at the new cancer hospital. But in comments to this newspaper, Mr Fearne said the information given in court was either incorrect or unclear. "The Sir Anthony Mamo Oncology Centre is part of Mater Dei Hospital and is falls under the same cleaning contract, provided by Servizi Malta Ltd. The MDH contract was signed in 2008 and ... ...
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    A cleaning services company whose directors are charged with human trafficking recently won a tender for the provision of cleaning services at the Oncology Hospital, a court heard today.The court was also requested to lift a freezing order against Servizi Malta Ltd which, it was claimed, was wrongfully mentioned in the charges against the Mr Clean directors.The Malta Independent had already revealed how Mr Clean (MCCS Ltd) has won cleaning contracts in 19 state schools but had payments stopped by the Education Department after it was found that the company was paying its employees at rates which were lower than stipulated by anti-precarious work measures.The accused are Joseph Degiorgio, 71, from Balzan, Paul Degorgio, 47, from Lija, Christopher Degorgio, 42, from Naxxar and Josianne Bugeja Degorgio, 34, from Balzan. They are charged, as officials of MCCS Co. Ltd (Mr Clean), The Maltese Falcon Recruitment Services, Servizi Malta Ltd, Melita Health Services of the human trafficking of ... ...
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    The Education Department had stopped payments to Mr Clean back in December 2015 after it was found that the company, whose directors stand charged with human trafficking, were paying their workers less than the specified minimum hourly rate. The case is being followed up by the competent authorities. MCCS Ltd (Mr Clean) was awarded cleaning contracts in a total of 19 state schools. Back in February the Opposition claimed that the government was allowing the employment of cleaners on precarious conditions at state schools. It had been claimed that cleaners at the Pembroke primary school were being paid an hourly rate of €4.20, which was below the allowed minimum pay.It emerged during the court proceedings in the human trafficking case that Mr Clean was the company that had been awarded the cleaning tender at the Pembroke school. Its directors, Joseph Degiorgio and his three children Jason Paul, Christopher and Josianne Degiorgio, are charged with trafficking Filipino workers to Malta ... ...
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    Mr Clean Directors were granted bail today, after the court heard the testimony of witnesses who still work with the company. .The case involves the directors of Mr Clean - a father and his three children - who are accused with human trafficking.The case, which is reminiscent of the ongoing Leisure Clothing saga, revolves around Filipino workers who signed contracts before leaving their country but were given different conditions on arrival.The accused are Joseph Degiorgio, 71, from Balzan, Paul Degorgio, 47, from Lija, Christopher Degorgio, 42, from Naxxar and Josianne Bugeja Degorgio, 34, from Balzan. Bail was originally denied during the first hearing last week. The four stand charged, as officials of MCCS Co. Ltd, The Maltese Falcon Recruitment Services, Servizi Malta Ltd, Melita Health Services of the human trafficking of 31 Filipino nationals, of incorporating or financing a criminal organisation, forming part of that organisation and misappropriation.Josianne Degiorgio was ... ...
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