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mike-willem
By Edition On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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New financial stop another blow for contractors

WILLEMSTAD - A financial stop that has been in effect since November 2017 within the government is being extended, which means that the government is not committing itself to new projects. No maintenance on schools More...

unions
By Edition On Monday, September 19th, 2016
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Cova and Willem: We’re not there yet!

WILLEMSTAD – “We’re not there yet!” said the President of the SGTK union, Alcides Cova. The SGTK represents the contract workers of the oil refinery Isla. Cova points out that despite the lump sum that amounts More...

unions
By Edition On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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General strike ends; Contract workers celebrate

WILLEMSTAD – After a day of widespread power outages and frustration from locals and tourists, the general strike was ended last night. Unions agreed to the offer of 1.8 million guilders for their members. The More...

Court
By Edition On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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Court of Justice agrees with unions

WILLEMSTAD - A judge in Curaçao rejected the petition of contractors’ association AAV to order the SGTK union to end the strike of its members working at the Isla oil refinery that is nearing the end of its third More...

errol-cova
By Edition On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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Unions reject offer contractors association AAV

WILLEMSTAD – The union representing the contract workers of the oil refinery SGTK and the contractors’ association AAV have agreed on a two-year collective labor agreement with an annual pay raise of six and More...

mike-willem
By Edition On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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“3000 guilders per contract worker is not logical”

WILLEMSTAD - "There were never any agreements on payments after the expiry of the collective agreement of the oil refinery contractors in 2012. The fact that they want 3,000 guilders at once to compensate for the More...

Whiteman
By Edition On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
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Prime Minister: “Curaçao is not a jungle”

WILLEMSTAD – The Prime Minister of Curaçao Dr. Bernhard Whiteman assumes that the national theatre was set on fire. This is according to his statement during the press conference last night. This is also the More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 12th, 2016
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Negotiations between contractors and employees failed

WILLEMSTAD – The negotiations between the oil refinery contractors and their employees has failed. Manager of De Ron contractors stated; “I’m not paying because I don’t have money. If you want to, you can More...

Contract workers
By Edition On Monday, September 12th, 2016
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Will there be a general strike?

WILLEMSTAD -  Is there today a general strike or not? That is the question. Officially, the unions gave the Minister of Justice Nelson Navarro and Minister of Social Development, Labor and Welfare Ruthmilda Larmonie-Cecilia More...

errol-cova
By Edition On Monday, September 12th, 2016
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Possible general strike if agreement union and contractors oil refinery fails

WILLEMSTAD – The union representing the contract employees of the oil refinery, SGTK failed to reach an agreement with the contractor association AAV during the weekend. The meetings were led by the government More...