Tag archive for ‘salaries’
Politicians Pointless
By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Local parliamentarians more than 4,000 times more expensive than their Dutch colleagues

PHILIPSBURG/THE HAGUE -  “It is difficult to explain why parliamentarians and ministers n St. Maarten – the smallest country in the Kingdom – receive the highest salaries,” State Secretary Raymond Knops More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Government covers salaries for post office employees

PHILIPSBURG – The Council of Ministers agreed on Tuesday to make money available to cover the salaries of the post office employees for November and December, Minister of General Affairs Rafael Boasman said on More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, November 27th, 2017

Post office closes down if salaries remain unpaid

PHILIPSBURG – The Postal Services does not have money to pay salaries over the month of November and this may lead to a suspension of all post office activities. “As long as the employees don’t get their More...

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By Online Editor On Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Lee: We can no longer tax salaries to fund health care

GREAT BAY—Minister of VSA Emil Lee in his argument supporting national health insurance, has said that taxing health care from people’s income is not sustainable. The minister wants a more sustainable method More...