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Darius Plantijn
By Edition On Thursday, November 8th, 2018

No school buses driving today

WILLEMSTAD - Today, school transport in Curaçao is on strike. This was announced by the chairman of the education union Sitek, Darius 'Lio' Plantijn last night. According to Plantijn, there is no school bus this More...

By Edition On Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Action oil refinery employees on hold

WILLEMSTAD - It threatened to be chaos for a moment. The staff of the oil refinery was ready to lay down their work as a sign of protest. They cannot accept the fact that the refinery is not operating at the moment. Thanks More...

KLM at Curacao airport
By Edition On Monday, August 13th, 2018

KLM pilots threaten to strike due to deadlock labor agreement negotiations

SCHIPHOL - After Ryanair, KLM pilots are now also threatening to stop the work. Pilots are on a strike if KLM does not promise to relieve their workload before Friday. This is evident from a letter sent by the Association More...

By Edition On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Update: Workers at Curacao’s Venezuela-run refinery end brief strike

WILLEMSTAD - Workers at the Isla refinery operated by Venezuelan state-run oil firm PDVSA staged a brief strike on Wednesday to demand information about their job security, but the refinery and a worker said the More...

Oil refinery
By Edition On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Workers at oil refinery begin strike

WILLEMSTAD - Workers at Curacao'sIsla refinery operated by Venezuelan state-run oil firm PDVSA began a strike on Wednesday to demand information about the refinery's future. The strike's impact is likely to be More...

By Edition On Friday, December 29th, 2017

Cabin crew KLM wants to strike on January 8

WILLEMSTAD - The cabin crew of the Dutch airline KLM wants to take action. On January 8, they will lay down their work for 24 hours. It is possible that fewer KLM flights will depart from Schiphol on that day. The More...

Government center
By Edition On Thursday, December 21st, 2017

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...

By Edition On Thursday, December 14th, 2017

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...

Darius Plantijn
By Edition On Monday, December 11th, 2017

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...

By Edition On Monday, December 11th, 2017

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...