Labor Minister speaks out on work permits

Minister of VSA Emil Lee - 20 Mar 2019

PHILIPSBURG—The Minister of Labor Emile Lee has refuted the allegations that to acquire work permits is difficult. He stated that the documentation and the acquisition process of obtaining work permits are set out in legislation. “Once the documentation for the permits are submitted it takes about three to four weeks from that time to be approved,” More...

by The Publisher | Published 1 day ago
Raymond Jessurun
By The Publisher On Monday, March 18th, 2019
0 Comments

Jessurun: salary cut politicians will affect civil servants

PHILIPSBURG - A cut in the salaries of ministers and parliamentarians means a cut in the salaries of civil servants too. That is the opinion of the chairman of the Anti-Poverty Platform. Drs. Raymond Jessurun. LOGIN More...

Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings - 12 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
0 Comments

“Government favors businesses over citizens”

PHILIPSBURG -- The government’s decision to deny citizens an extension for the payment of road tax and to offer businesses a payment plan for turnover taxes is discrimination, Anti-Poverty Platform chairman Drs. More...

New Government Administration Building
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
0 Comments

Anti-Poverty Platform criticizes pension reform

PHILIPSBURG -- The Anti-Poverty Platform contests the notion that civil servants will receive a higher pension once the legislation to amend the pension ordinance. Referring to an article in The Daily Herald that More...

MAHO Job Fair March 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
0 Comments

Minister Lee: Job seekers be ready for jobs in the hospitality sector

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of VSA Emil Lee attended the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino job fair on Friday March 8th at the Belair Community Center. The resort is re-opening in phases and is eager to recruit More...

Administration building
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
0 Comments

Civil service operates at 70 percent

PHILIPSBURG — The civil service currently employs 1,685 people divided over seven ministries and there are 710 vacancies. If all vacancies were filled, the civil service would be 2,395 strong. This appears More...

Min Labor Emil Lee - Pressbriefing 23 Jan 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
0 Comments

Emergency income skills course commences February 18

PHILIPSBURG—Another Emergency Income Skills training program which was initiated by the Ministry of Health Social Affairs and Labor to assist vulnerable groups that were unemployed and under-employed following More...