Tag archive for ‘employees’
By The Publisher On Saturday, August 22nd, 2020
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Employer Council St. Maarten identifies a number of issues with the SSRP program

PHILIPSBURG — The Employer Council St. Maarten issued a statement wherein it states that from the get-go, the SSRP was intended to enable employers to maintain employment relationships with as many employees More...

By The Publisher On Monday, July 13th, 2020
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Exclusive interview with TelEm CEO Kendall Dupersoy

~ "By the hook or the crook, you need to partner with a larger company." ~ PHILIPSBURG – Don't let anybody fool you when it comes to Kendall Dupersoy, the Chief Executive Officer of telecom provider TelEm. He 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...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
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New rules for payroll support

PHILIPSBURG – In a press release dated June 23 the Ministry of Finance has announced new rules for payroll support; they are retroactively effective per June 1. The new rules follow the recommendation by financial More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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Black payments come to haunt local jeweler

PHILIPSBURG – KRK Corporation, a company, doing business as Diamonds Forever and Milano Diamond Gallery, is on the ropes because it paid two former employees black ('zwart') on top of their regular income. The More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
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Ferrier: “Call out these morons for what they are.”

PHILIPSBURG – Former Minister of Finance Michael Ferrier has expressed his displeasure with the attitude of the head of the labor department, Peggy Ann Dros towards the private sector. “To have a loud mouth More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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Post Irma revisited: employers are breaking the law

PHILIPSBURG — The coronavirus lockdown has led to a wave of layoffs or salary deductions. “This is a similar situation to Hurricane Irma, when many employers did not pay their employees. Employees who brought More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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Cable TV employees battle dismissal

PHILIPSBURG – Sixteen employees of St. Maarten Cable TV are fighting for their jobs, but its parent company Caribbean Teleview Services NV wants to dissolve their labor contracts. The Court in First Instance More...

By The Publisher On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Little Switzerland employees demand their salaries

PHILIPSBURG – Twenty-two employees of World Gifts Import BV, a company that operates two stores in St. Maarten under the name Little Switzerland demand that the company pay salary arrears dating back to December More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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GoFundMe Donations Distributed to Divi Little Bay Beach Resort Employees

Campaign raises more than $50,000 for staff in St. Maarten affected by recent hurricanes LITTLE BAY — Divi Little Bay Beach Resort staff along with a local union representative gathered Monday, November 6, More...