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Don’t come back, or how did you get that job again?

Dear Editor, Students who go away to study are doing so for particular reasons, whether they know or not the ranking of the reasoning. But what guarantees do students have of a different life from those who came before; and if that is a good enough reason for such supercilious adventures. Their dreams at times are pilfered brazenly under the hot sun, More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, November 28th, 2022
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Former Minister Tuitt dodged wage taxes as director of Aruban lottery-foundation

PHILIPSBURG – Former Minister of Finance Roland Tuitt is out of a job again, after the Aruban Court in First Instance dissolved his labor contract with FLDP (Fundashion Lotto da Deporte), an organization More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 17th, 2022
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Dispute about union-referendum at TelEm

PHILIPSBURG — Government mediator Marcellina Loblack has called a referendum at telecom provider TelEm for Wednesday, October 19. Employees have the choice to be, or not to be, represented by the Windward More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 14th, 2022
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Suspended GEBE-director Temmer wants his job back

PHILIPSBURG -- Merrill Temmer wants to be reinstated as the managing director of utilities company GEBE. This appears from a letter the law office of Berman/Keuning has sent to GEBE’s supervisory board and to More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 6th, 2022
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Minister Ottley intends to tackle abuse of short-term contracts even more

PHILIPSBURG — Minister Omar Ottley (Public Health, Social Development and Labor) is not satisfied with the changes to the Civil Code that aim to put an end to the abuse of short-tem labor contract. The changed More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 13th, 2022
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Court supports dismissal of air traffic controller

PHILIPSBURG — René Guishard no longer has his job as air traffic controller at Princess Juliana International Airport, after the Court in First Instance ruled it justified that the SXM Airport fired him More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 13th, 2022
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Court rejects all demands but one from fired airport COO Hyman

PHILIPSBURG — Leaking confidential information to Parliament and the Council of Ministers and refusing to enlighten the Supervisory Board of Directors of the Princess Juliana International Airport Exploitation More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 5th, 2022
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Rebellious casino-dealer gets royal compensation

PHILIPSBURG — A 59-year old casino-dealer with a rather checkered work-history gets more than 100,000 guilders gross from her now former employer as compensation for the termination of her labor contract, More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 18th, 2022
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Kingdom decides Friday about retraction of salary-cut for civil servants

PHILIPSBURG — The Kingdom Council of Ministers decides next Friday, June 24, whether St. Maarten gets permission to terminate the 12.5 percent pay-cut for civil servants. For a positive outcome, the government More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 1st, 2022
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Conditions for retracting 12.5 percent salary cut remain a mystery

PHILIPSBURG — The Kingdom Council of Ministers will take a decision about the eight conditions St. Maarten will have to meet in exchange for permission to drop the 12.5 percent salary cut for government employees More...