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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...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Monday, October 2nd, 2017
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Recovery

Barbuda is a small, uninhabited island in the eastern Caribbean, part of the sovereign Commonwealth nation of Antigua and Barbuda. As of September 2017, due to Hurricane Irma, the island of Barbuda has been abandoned, More...

ILO
By Edition On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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ILO calls for recommitment to tripartite dialogue

PORT OF SPAIN - “Tripartism is like a marriage. You make a vow to be there in good times and in bad times. It requires trust which is earned over time and by demonstrating that you are genuinely interested in More...

koeiman
By Edition On Friday, July 7th, 2017
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Government agrees to raise minimum wage

WILLEMSTAD - According to the Minister of Labor and Social Development, Hensley Koeiman, it is important to understand that this government fully supports the efforts to raise the minimum wage. But on the other More...