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inselair
By Edition On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Staff InselAir to hold referendum to choose trade union

WILLEMSTAD - The employees of the local aviation company InselAir will decide in a referendum on March 2, which trade union can represent them. The management of the airliner wants to know whether trade union UGTK More...

Strike
By Edition On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Again a very quiet day for the unions

WILLEMSTAD - A repetition threatens for the 15 trade unions. Again it is quiet and people are staying away. The unions had called on refinery employees to shut the operations down and also the hospital staff to More...

hospital
By Edition On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Staff Sehos worried about future

WILLEMSTAD - The staff at the Saint Elisabeth Hospital (Sehos) are worried about the transition to the new hospital in Otrabanda (HNO). They are afraid that they will lose their jobs as a result. That is why 50 More...

campo-alegre
By Edition On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Campo Alegre brothel does not have enough money to pay salaries

WILLEMSTAD - The well-known brothel Campo Alegre has no money left to pay the salary of its staff. This is what union leader Kenneth Valpoort reported to the media. The employees had asked him to meet with them More...

Errol-Cova
By Edition On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Lawsuit against UTS continues

WILLEMSTAD - The lawsuit filed by the trade unions Sitkom against the telecommunication company UTS continues this afternoon. Sitkom insists on receiving the annual accounts of the company. Since UTS has not provided More...

Kenneth-Valpoort-Horecaf
By Edition On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Trade union accuses Sunscape Hotel of abusing some employees

WILLEMSTAD - Three Sunscape employees are angry and asked Minister Hensley Koeiman of Social Affairs to intervene. Their boss wanted to dismiss them, but the judge blocked that decision. When the three reported More...

Taxi1
By Edition On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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Taxis to get taximeter

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao taxis finally agreed to the use of taximeters. That is what the Ministry of Economic Affairs has agreed with the taxi drivers. Trade union Sinusta has finally given up after years of resistance. More...

Errol-Cova
By Edition On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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Trade union: ‘Trainer” Paul de Geus (UTS) has to resign

WILLEMSTAD - If a trainer of a football club fails, the trainer must step down and make place for someone else. That should happen in the case of the UTS trainer, Paul de Geus. This is according to Errol Cova, who More...

School
By Edition On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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New school year started today; teachers postpone their strike

WILLEMSTAD - Today is the beginning of a new school year in Curaçao. This was also confirmed by the Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport, Marilyn Alcala-Wallé last night during a broadcast of the More...

Alcala-Walle
By Edition On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Minister of Education: “We assume that schools will start tomorrow”

WILLEMSTAD - Tomorrow is the first day of school. The Minister of Education, Culture, Sports and Science, Marilyn Alcala-Wallé says that she assumes the schools will start tomorrow. It is impossible to discuss More...