All about Strike

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By Edition On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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General strike is now really over

WILLEMSTAD – “The general strike is really over.” That was announced by the chairman of trade union central CGTC Roland Ignacio. Trade unions, business and government signed the covenant optimization government More...

Willemstad
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...

Airport
By Edition On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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Operations at Curaçao International Airport not hampered by local general strike

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao Airport Partners informs that the operation at Curaçao International Airport has not been hampered by the general strike in Curaçao. Passengers and tourists are not experiencing strike-related More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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General strike halts public life for hours; 80% without power

WILLEMSTAD -  A general strike supported by all 23 unions on the island had major implications for public life in Curaçao. The strike took effect on Thursday. Schools were closed, many areas were without electricity 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...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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Unions reject offer contractors association AAV

WILLEMSTAD – The union representing the contract workers of the oil refinery SGTK and the contractors’ association AAV have agreed on a two-year collective labor agreement with an annual pay raise of six and More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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Union leader: “General strike this Thursday”

WILLEMSTAD – During a press conference, the leaders of the majority of labor unions on the islands declared that there will be a general strike on Thursday morning in support of the contract workers of the oil More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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“3000 guilders per contract worker is not logical”

WILLEMSTAD - "There were never any agreements on payments after the expiry of the collective agreement of the oil refinery contractors in 2012. The fact that they want 3,000 guilders at once to compensate for the More...

Whiteman
By Edition On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
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Prime Minister: “Curaçao is not a jungle”

WILLEMSTAD – The Prime Minister of Curaçao Dr. Bernhard Whiteman assumes that the national theatre was set on fire. This is according to his statement during the press conference last night. This is also the More...

Sentro Pro Arte
By Edition On Monday, September 12th, 2016
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Breaking news: Centro Pro Arte (National Theater) on fire

WILLEMSTAD – The former Curaçao National Theater (Sentro Pro Arte) building located at Schouwburgwerg is being destroyed by fire. It is still unclear what caused the fire. Emergency services are there to keep More...