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By Edition On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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To stop negotiations with Chinese State Company is unacceptable

WILLEMSTAD – The Union Central “Union Sindikato Trahadónan di di Kòrsou” (STK) has announced in a written statement that they find it unacceptable that the new majority in Parliament wants to stop all negotiations More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 10th, 2017
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Minister gives National Dialogue Platform information about InselAir

WILLEMSTAD – Minister Ornelio Martina, who is the Interim Minister of Traffic, Transportation and Spatial Planning in the absence of Minister Suzanne Camelia-Römer, met with the National Dialogue Platform to More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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New collective agreement for CPA personnel working on the bridges, ferries, and Technical Services Parera

WILLEMSTAD - Last week, Curaçao Ports Authority (CPA) and the union Petroleum Workers Federation of Curacao (P.W.F.C.) signed a final agreement on a new collective agreement (CAO) for the CPA staff that operates More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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Civil servants want higher year-end bonus

WILLEMSTAD – Police union NAPB is still not happy with the year-end bonus of 135 guilders for civil servants. For the chairman of the union, Ronaldo Abraham, it is unacceptable that the bonus is still so low. The More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 9th, 2016
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Civil servants want more pay

WILLEMSTAD - The unions do not accept that they were not approached for the indexation of salaries. This is according to Soraida Cicilia, chairwoman of the Central Committee of Trade Unions yesterday during the More...

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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...

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By Edition On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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Unions want a solid government for Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD – Curaçao needs a solid realistically feasible government at this time. This is according to the Roland Ignacio, leader of Central Federation of Unions of Curaçao employees (CGTC). The new government More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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CPA and Union sign new labor agreement

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao Ports Authority (CPA) and union U.G.T.K. " CADMU " have finalized negotiations on a new collective labor agreement for the staff of CPA. The signing of the new collective agreement took place More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 19th, 2016
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Loss due to general strike estimated at some 15 million guilders

WILLEMSTAD -  The general strike last Thursday, has caused the local economy a lot more damage than the 1.8 million guilders demanded by the SGTK union for its members. And they finally got it too. This is according More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 19th, 2016
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Cova and Willem: We’re not there yet!

WILLEMSTAD – “We’re not there yet!” said the President of the SGTK union, Alcides Cova. The SGTK represents the contract workers of the oil refinery Isla. Cova points out that despite the lump sum that amounts More...