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Tag archive for ‘civil servants’
By The Publisher On Thursday, September 9th, 2021
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Government takes its time with the appointment of confidential advisors

PHILIPSBURG — In 2014 the government appointed fourteen confidential advisors for a period of two years. After their tenure ended, no new appointments were made. Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs expressed her More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 4th, 2021
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Politicians and civil servant must contribute to pension system and SZV-funds, Cft advises

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten ought to amend legislation as soon as possible so that civil servants and politicians start paying a 10 percent contribution towards healthcare costs, financial supervisor Cft writes More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 22nd, 2020
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Gracita: Now it not the time to demand 12,5% civil servant’s cut

“PRINCIPLE OF EQUAL TREATMENT VIOLATED”                           Philipsburg, November 19. 2020. Gracita Arrindell said: the billion dollar question facing government and our citizens More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 26th, 2020
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Stop Government Phone Abuse

Dear Editor, People need to be made seriously and individually accountable. It must hurt them ultimately in their own pocket if they so wish to abuse the  phone system at their place of work. Read: Unpaid Advice: More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Participants from St. Maarten start University of Curacao’s Legislative Writing Course

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of Education, the honorable Drs. Rodolphe Samuel, issued a statement informing the general public that a total of nine persons – seven civil servants and two external candidates More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
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Unions still at odds with government over salary cuts

PHILIPSBURG – The labor unions and the Council of Ministers still have not reached an agreement about the 12.5 cut in the labor conditions for civil servants – a requirement for receiving continued financial More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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What is reasonable?

By Hilbert Haar Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs has appealed to labor unions to be more reasonable in their approach to the government since it has become clear that said unions are squarely opposed to the looming More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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PM Jacobs: “Unions should be more reasonable”

PHILIPSBURG – The government’s decision to accept the kingdom’s conditions for liquidity support is not going down well with civil servant and their unions. That much is clear from the meeting the unions More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
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MP Wescot Poses Questions on Kingdom Government Negotiations and Conditions

PHILIPSBURG — It is interesting to see how the Government is managing its negotiations with the unions representing government workers. While on May 19th, the Government presented to Parliament a so-called More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 24th, 2020
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We are all in this together, right?

Dear Editor, The spirit of compromise seems to be in short supply these days. A pity really and also a bit baffling. The Coronavirus does not discriminate. With few exceptions, every country, creed or color, must More...






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