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Errol-Cova
By Edition On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Union remains steadfast; no layoffs!

WILLEMSTAD - The trade union representing the employees of the telecommunication company UTS, SITKOM maintains its original standpoint. The proposal to lay off more than half of the company’s staff must be taken More...

Avianca
By Edition On Monday, October 2nd, 2017
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Curaçao is suffering from Avianca strike

WILLEMSTAD - The Bogota - Curaçao route is starting to suffer from the strikes organized by the 700 pilots of Avianca Colombia. Last weekend several flights between Colombia and Curaçao were canceled. Some passengers More...

Marilyn-Alcala-Walle
By Edition On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Alcala-Wallé: Trade union too premature with announcement actions

WILLEMSTAD - The trade union for non-teaching staff STSK is too premature to announce actions. This is according to the Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports Marilyn Alcala-Wallé. The minister, therefore, More...

selikor
By Edition On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Delay Selikor due to strike

WILLEMSTAD - The garbage pickup has suffered some delay due to the strike of last Monday. This has been announced by Selikor’s management yesterday in a written statement. The staff will work through the weekend More...

selikor
By Edition On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Selikor employees on strike

WILLEMSTAD - The employees of the waste management company Selikor laid down their work yesterday and blocked access to the landfill at Malpais. The strike was declared by the trade union BTG and supported by the More...

Filiatreault_Insel
By Edition On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Union representing InselAir employees wants to get rid of temporary management

WILLEMSTAD - Trade union UGTK / Cadmu, which represents the interests of the employees of the local airline InselAir wants the resignation of the two interim managers, the CFO Andre Delger and the CEO Gilles Filiatreault. This More...

School
By Edition On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Teachers’ union: New school year begins with strike

WILLEMSTAD - The new school year, which starts on August 17, begins with a general strike. At least that is the plan of the teachers’ union Sitek. A year ago, former Minister Irene Dick signed a covenant to address More...

Koeiman1
By Edition On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Koeiman: “Strike leads to bankruptcy InselAir”

WILLEMSTAD - To go on strike does not make sense and could lead to the bankruptcy of the local airline InselAir. This is according to the Minister of Labor, Social Development and Welfare, Hensley Koeiman. Recently More...

Wendell-Meulen-UGTK-CADMU
By Edition On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Employees InselAir to meet on follow-up steps after no reaction management

WILLEMSTAD - The employees of the local airline InselAir will meet this Monday to discuss the steps they will take if they do not hear from the management or the government. This is according to the Chairman of More...

Alcides-Cova-SGTK
By Edition On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Strike oil refinery employees suspended for the time being

WILLEMSTAD - The strike that was announced last week at the oil refinery Isla has been suspended for the time being. Trade unions have agreed on a partial wage increase of one percent. The parties will talk about More...