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Court house
By Edition On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Business owner fined for having illegal employees

WILLEMSTAD - A 52-year-old business owner has been fined for having three illegal Venezuelan ladies in service. They worked really hard for the business owner but were barely paid. He was fined 4500 guilders, of More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Banco del Orinoco employees held a successful team building day

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao is truly perfect for team building activities. That is why the employees of the Banco del Orinoco held their annual event to come together in a different setting and interact with each other. The More...

Refinery
By Edition On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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Action oil refinery employees on hold

WILLEMSTAD - It threatened to be chaos for a moment. The staff of the oil refinery was ready to lay down their work as a sign of protest. They cannot accept the fact that the refinery is not operating at the moment. Thanks More...

sexual-harassment-workplace
By Edition On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Many employees experience unwanted sexual behavior

WILLEMSTAD - In Curaçao, 64% of employees frequently experience undesirable physical contact. This is shown in the report 'Sexual harassment in the workplace in Curaçao, Research Report 2017-2018'. The research More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Friday, June 22nd, 2018
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Press Release: ‘New law for disbursement sick days is bad for the inner city and tourist product’

WILLEMSTAD - DMO (Downtown Management Organization) fully supports the views of the Curaçao Business Association (VBC) and the Curaçao Hotel and Tourism Association (CHATA) regarding the new law to increase the More...

SVB
By Edition On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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Legislative proposal to let employers pay more days for sick employees

WILLEMSTAD - It is possible that employers will soon have to pay not for 2 sick days, but six. This is according to the Director of the Social Insurance Bank (SVB) Philip Martis. The insurance bank is struggling More...

CIBC FirstCaribbean Employee Appreciation Day 2018
By Edition On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
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CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank toasts its employees during Employee Appreciation Day 2018

Underscoring their commitment, dedication and teamwork WILLEMSTAD - CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank recently to pamper its employees as the bank celebrated Employee Appreciation Day 2018. Employees who excelled More...

workers
By Edition On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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Increase in minimum wage

WILLEMSTAD - Starting January 1, the minimum hourly wage will be 9 guilders 71 and a half cent. That amount applies to all employees that are 21 years and older. With a 40-hour working week, that amount will be More...

Kenneth-Valpoort-Horecaf
By Edition On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Trade union accuses Sunscape Hotel of abusing some employees

WILLEMSTAD - Three Sunscape employees are angry and asked Minister Hensley Koeiman of Social Affairs to intervene. Their boss wanted to dismiss them, but the judge blocked that decision. When the three reported More...

Errol-Cova
By Edition On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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Trade union: ‘Trainer” Paul de Geus (UTS) has to resign

WILLEMSTAD - If a trainer of a football club fails, the trainer must step down and make place for someone else. That should happen in the case of the UTS trainer, Paul de Geus. This is according to Errol Cova, who More...