All about Unions

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...

MANIFESTANTE RUMBO PA WARDI POLIS RIOCANARIO
By Edition On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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No permission for manifestation

WILLEMSTAD - The strikers, unlike the peaceful manifestation on the Wilhelminaplein Wednesday, did not have permission for the manifestation at the PWFC building yesterday. This was stated by Minister Quincy Girigorie More...

KANDELA RIBA SCHOTTEGATWEG WEST
By Edition On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Unions threaten to shut down operations at oil refinery

WILLEMSTAD - “Operations at the Isla refinery has to be shut down today!” That is according to Angelo Meyer, President of the oil refinery union PWFC last night at a press conference of the Solidaridat Sindikal More...

Sorsaka
By Edition On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Parts of Sorsaka plantation house burned down

WILLEMSTAD - Early this morning a part of Sorsaka country house burned down. It was popularly called the residence of the Lieutenant Governor. Lizanne Dindial was the last resident during her term as Lieutenant More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Dump trucks join the strike

WILLEMSTAD - This morning, drivers of dump trucks joined the protestors who gathered at the trade union building of Isla-bond PWFC on the Schottegatweg. The drivers have indicated that their trucks and equipment More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Prime Minister: “I don’t understand why they are still on strike!”

WILLEMSTAD - The Prime Minister of Curaçao Eugene Rhuggenaath said in an interview that he doesn’t understand what the unions still want to achieve. “As a government, we have met the unions on all three points More...

Riot
By Edition On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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No agreement between unions and government; Atmosphere at Fort Amsterdam grim

WILLEMSTAD - Two hours of consultationS between the unions and the government did not lead to an agreement this morning. Compromise proposals that the government had reached with the consultation platform Kòrsou More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Unions fail to muster enough support for their demonstration

WILLEMSTAD - The proclaimed strike and manifestation on Wilhelminaplein did not get the support or the number of people the trade unions hoped for. According to several sources, there were about one hundred people More...