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InselAir
By Edition On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Financial compensation for cabin crew InselAir’s MD aircraft

WILLEMSTAD - Local airline InselAir may terminate the employment contract with the cabin crew of the MD aircraft on June 1, but every employee must receive a financial compensation. The court decided that at the More...

UTS
By Edition On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Layoffs at UTS has started

WILLEMSTAD - The first dismissal round at the telecommunication company UTS has started. 180 employees of the company were told yesterday that the end is in sight. 100 have already voluntarily left. The 180 layoffs More...

Errol-Cova
By Edition On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Union talks about minimum wage

WILLEMSTAD - It remains a hot topic: the minimum wage. All trade unions meet this week to discuss a plan to introduce the minimum wage. Not surprisingly, the trade unions want the minimum wage to be increased as More...

unemployment1
By Edition On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Unemployment rate in Curaçao in the first half of 2017 remained virtually the same as in September 2016

WILLEMSTAD - For the second time, the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) held a Labor Force Survey (LFS) in March to April. Since 2016, CBS has begun conducting a Labor Force Survey twice a year. Normally this research More...

unemployment1
By Edition On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Statistics: “Unemployment rate rose to 13.3 percent”

WILLEMSTAD - The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) held, in the months of September and October 2016, its Labor Force Survey (LFS) in Curaçao. The LFS is a sample survey of households which the CBS performs periodically More...

Ruthmilda-Larmonie-Cecilia
By Edition On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
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Larmonie-Cecilia wants minimum wage to gradually go up

WILLEMSTAD - Minister Ruthmilda Larmonie Cecilia of Social Development, Labor and Welfare announced that the minimum wage in Curaçao will be increased gradually. Recently the Central Bureau of Statistics published More...

P1060391
By Edition On Monday, August 15th, 2016
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80/20 bill back to Advisory Council

WILLEMSTAD – The Minister of Social Development, Labor and Welfare, Ruthmilda Larmonie Cecilia expects the so-called 80/20 law to go to the Governor for signature before the elections of this year. It was not More...

workers
By Edition On Monday, August 1st, 2016
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Unemployment on Curacao virtually unchanged in the first half of 2016

WILLEMSTAD - The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) Curacao has held, for the first time, a Labor Force Survey (LFS) in Curaçao in the months of March / April 2016. The LFS is a yearly sample survey of households More...

cecilia-larmonie
By Edition On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Labor Minister: “Soon we will implement 80/20 system”

WILLEMSTAD - According to the Minister of Social Development, Labor and Welfare (SOAW) Ruthmilda Larmonie Cecilia (PS), the 80/20 system will enter into force soon. This means that each company on the island must More...

new hospital
By Edition On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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No foreign steel benders at HNO

WILLEMSTAD – Steel benders from abroad are not needed for the construction project of the new hospital in Otrabanda, the Hospital Nobo Otrabanda (HNO). Construction company Ballast Nedam had with the immigration More...