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Hensley-Koeiman
By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Business association advises against increase minimum wage

WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of Social Development, Labor and Welfare Hensley Koeiman announced an increase in the minimum wage. This will be increased by 2.1 percent to 9.37 guilders per hour. This will be the fifth More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Unemployment increase over the past years

WILLEMSTAD - Unemployment has increased every year in the past four years. In 2017, the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) determined an unemployment rate of 14.1 percent, in absolute numbers more than 10 thousand 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...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Unemployment in Curaçao is on the rise

WILLEMSTAD - Unemployment on Curaçao is increasing. That says the Central Bureau for Statistics. This year 360 people lost their jobs. It is rising fast especially between the ages of 25 and 34. There is also good 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...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Unemployment rate in Curaçao in the first half of 2017 remained virtually the same as in September 2016

WILLEMSTAD - For the second time, the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) held a Labor Force Survey (LFS) in March to April. Since 2016, CBS has begun conducting a Labor Force Survey twice a year. Normally this research More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Statistics: “Unemployment rate rose to 13.3 percent”

WILLEMSTAD - The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) held, in the months of September and October 2016, its Labor Force Survey (LFS) in Curaçao. The LFS is a sample survey of households which the CBS performs periodically More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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ILO: Unemployment increased sharply in Latin America and the Caribbean

LIMA - The unemployment rate in Latin America and the Caribbean reached 8.1 per cent in 2016, the highest level in a decade, amid an economic contraction that has also affected the quality of employment, the ILO More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 1st, 2016
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Unemployment on Curacao virtually unchanged in the first half of 2016

WILLEMSTAD - The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) Curacao has held, for the first time, a Labor Force Survey (LFS) in Curaçao in the months of March / April 2016. The LFS is a yearly sample survey of households More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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Large group of young people unemployed and not studying

WILLEMSTAD - There is still a high youth unemployment in Curaçao. 23 percent of young people are unemployed on our island. That is more than twice the general unemployment rate (9.9). This is evidenced by the new More...