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Court dissolves Mingo’s contract without compensation

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance has dissolved the labor contract of Mark Mingo with the St. Maarten Harbour Holding Company. The company does not have to pay its former director any compensation. The court decision reveals the salary the harbor paid Mingo: 47,969 guilders ($26,798) gross per month – an annual salary of 575,628 guilders More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Union threatens TelEm with legal action over savings plan

PHILIPSBURG – The St. Maarten Communication Union (SMCU) threatens to take legal action if telecom provider TelEm sticks to its decision to discontinue its contributions to the group savings plan per February More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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Medical recognition divisive issue at Mental Health Foundation

CAY HILL — The board of the Mental Health Foundation has elected a new interim director whose name does not appear in the BIG register. Dr. Kitty Pelswijk, who also acts as medical coordinator, is not officially More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 20th, 2020
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Interim Director responds to publication about MHF turmoil

Dear Publisher, As interim director I would like to inform the general public of St. Maarten that the reason for my resignation is the fact that per September 30th, 2020, my contract ends. After hurricane Irma More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 20th, 2020
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Mental Health Foundation in turmoil

CAY HILL — Amidst a growing need for a national mental health response during the coronavirus outbreak, interim-director Eileen Healy of the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) has submitted her resignation effective More...

By The Publisher On Friday, September 4th, 2020
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COCI establishes Soualiga Employers Association and ready to submit names to Prime Minister for SER

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – The St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce & Industry (COCI) is in the final phase after steering the process leading to the establishment of the “Soualiga Employer Association More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, August 30th, 2020
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Force Majeure or not?

~ Legal jurisprudence needed whether lockdown is force majeure or not ~ PHILIPSBURG — We asked local accountants to provide us with their Top Three Tips for businesses on St. Maarten to survive this economic More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 27th, 2020
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CCSU members files official complaint against Government of St. Maarten

GREAT BAY — The members of the Committee of Civil Servants Unions (CCSU), known in Dutch as the GOA, filed an official complaint with the Ombudsman against the Government of St. Maarten on Friday August 21, More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 16th, 2020
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Employer Council unites four associations

PHILIPSBURG – After the Windward Islands Chamber of Labor Unions (Wiclu) as the umbrella organization for employees, St. Maarten now also has a similar organization to represent the interests of employers: the More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, July 5th, 2020
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Ministry will publish list of payroll subsidy recipients

PHILIPSBURG – The Ministry of Finance will publish the list of employers that have received payroll support after the regulation that makes publication possible is in place. The list has already been sent to More...





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