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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...

Hensley-Koeiman
By Edition On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Increase in costs unemployment benefits

WILLEMSTAD - Unemployment benefits are costing the Curaçao community about 43 million guilders a year. This is according to the Minister of Labor, Social Development and Welfare, Hensley Koeiman. There are two More...

Guangdong Zhenrong
By Edition On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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GZE Statement about the Principles of Labor Force Utilization in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - We take this opportunity to clarify Guangdong Zhenrong Energy’s principle about the utilization of local labor force during the project execution in Curaçao. This is to address the concern of the workers, More...

Koningin opent huisvesting Raad van State
By Edition On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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80/20 regulation off the table for good

WILLEMSTAD - The 80/20 regulation of the Pueblo Soberano is definitely of the table. This is according to the Council of State in the Netherlands. This entity investigates any law not signed by the Governor. The More...