All about General Strike

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By Edition On Monday, September 19th, 2016
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Loss due to general strike estimated at some 15 million guilders

WILLEMSTAD -  The general strike last Thursday, has caused the local economy a lot more damage than the 1.8 million guilders demanded by the SGTK union for its members. And they finally got it too. This is according More...

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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...

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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...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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CAP: “Going to court was a precautionary measure taken to guarantee normal operation for traveler and tourist”

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao Airport Partners is very satisfied and relieved with ABVO indicating in court that it had no intention of convoking CAP employees to participate in the general strike. CAP was pro-active in More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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General Strike disrupts Tourism Industry

WILLEMSTAD -  Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA) is extremely concerned on the impact on our tourism industry in regards to the general strike in Curaçao. CHATA has been communicating with its More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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General strike; Schools are closed today

WILLEMSTAD - The schools are closed today. This is according to a decision of the Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Irene Dick due to the general strike that starts today at 7am. In a short message, the More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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Prime Minister: “Public order measures in force”

WILLEMSTAD - During a national address on Wednesday evening at half past eight, the Prime Minister of Curaçao Dr. Bernhard Whiteman reminded the unions that are part of the general strike that the public order More...