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ILO1
By Edition On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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New ILO figures show 164 million people are migrant workers

GENEVA - The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that 164 million people are migrant workers – a rise of 9 per cent since 2013, when they numbered 150 million. According to the 2nd edition of the More...

ILO1
By Edition On Monday, July 30th, 2018
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Survey highlights persistent discrimination against people living with HIV

AMSTERDAM - Despite progress being made in treatment that enables people living with HIV to work, they continue to face discrimination when seeking employment and as they try to keep their jobs and progress in their More...

Venezuelan_Refugees
By Edition On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Venezuelans with status want to work

WILLEMSTAD - Venezuelans who have been given a status to remain In Curaçao via refugee organization UNHCR cannot provide for their own income. A number of them ask for attention from the government. So far, Curaçao More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Legislative proposal with regards to sick days payment will negatively impact our economy

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao Business Association (VBC) and Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA) have taken note of the announcement by the Minister of Finance that was confirmed by the director of SVB More...

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...

Education_Labor
By Edition On Friday, March 2nd, 2018
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Government looking for formula to better synchronize education and labor market

WILLEMSTAD - Recently the Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport, Mrs. Marilyn Alcala-Wallé together with the Minister of Social Development, Labor and Welfare, Mr. Hensley Koeiman met with their ministries 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...

ILO
By Edition On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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Unemployment in the Caribbean rises for third consecutive year

LIMA - Unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean increased for the third consecutive year and affected more than 26 million persons in 2017, according to an International Labour Organisation (ILO report released More...

ILO
By Edition On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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ILO: Many are being left behind in the labour markets of Latin America and the Caribbean

BRIDGETOWN - Regional Director of the ILO, José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, warned that the labour markets of Latin America and the Caribbean “are lagging behind in the 21st Century”,  and made an urgent call More...

Hensley-Koeiman
By Edition On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Consensus on increase minimum wage

WILLEMSTAD - In the government coalition of PAR, MAN and PIN, there is consensus on increasing the minimum wage. That's what the Minister of Social Development, Labor and Welfare Hensley Koeiman said in response More...