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oil refinery
By Edition On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Isla trade unions are protesting against lien placed by environmental groups

WILLEMSTAD - The trade unions representing the oil refinery employees have called up their members to protest against the lien placed by the Humanitarian Care Foundation, SMOC and 25 residents this morning on the More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Trade union: Inner city turns into a ghost town

WILLEMSTAD - Punda and Otrobanda are turning into a ghost town. This is according to Erwin Koenze of the BONECO union. In recent months more than 40 stores have closed their doors in the inner city. Some have moved More...

Government center
By Edition On Thursday, December 21st, 2017
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Tourists duped due to trade union actions

WILLEMSTAD - It is not possible anymore to just walk into the courtyard of Fort Amsterdam in Punda Willemstad. Yesterday a group of tourists stood in vain at the entrance and were not allowed inside. The security More...

UTS
By Edition On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Foreign employees UTS first to go

UTS plans to dismiss almost 300 of the 500 employees WILLEMSTAD - Foreign employees of the telecommunication company UTS threaten to become victims of the discussions between the company, the government and the More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Errol Cova: “Actions unions over”

WILLEMSTAD - The trade unions have ended their actions. According to their foreman, Errol Cova two of the three points have been reached. The increase in vehicle insurance is off the table and there is an agreement More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Isla unions no longer want actions

WILLEMSTAD - The fifteen trade unions in Solidaridat Sindikal are divided. The Isla unions (oil refinery) are deliberating whether they will continue with the actions or not. The actions have taken a long time and, More...

MANIFESTANTE RUMBO PA WARDI POLIS RIOCANARIO
By Edition On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Actions unions continue today

WILLEMSTAD - the actions announced by the fifteen unions are in the interest of more than sixty percent of the population of Curaçao who have to manage to live on a minimum wage, said spokesman Errol Cova. “Many More...

Darius Plantijn
By Edition On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Teachers’ union sets other priorities than Solidaridat Sindikal

WILLEMSTAD - The teachers’ union SITEK was one of the great absentees during the actions of Solidaridat Sindikal in recent days. SITEK chairman Lio Plantijn says to have other priorities than to carry out actions. The More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Unions suspend actions and give government 48 hours

WILLEMSTAD - During their most recent press conference, the unions declared that they will take two days to come to a solution with the government for the issues of the minimum wage and the dismissal round at the More...

Council of Ministers
By Edition On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Prime Minister: “We are not negotiating with the unions!”

WILLEMSTAD - During the press conference of the Council of Ministers, the Prime Minister of Curaçao Eugene Rhuggenaath indicated that the government is not negotiating with the trade unions. There will be no counter-proposal. More...