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Tag archive for ‘Social Economic Council (SER)’
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 Thursday, July 16th, 2020
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A rightful place at the table

By Hilbert Haar Four employer organizations have launched what feels like a pre-emptive strike against the imminent reform of the Social Economic Council by joining forces and establishing the Employer Council of More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 26th, 2020
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A coup at the Social Economic Council (SER)

By Hilbert Haar When any government announces the “restructuring” of a board or of any organization that is supposed to be independent from the political decision makers, I always become a bit suspicious. The More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
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IMF: “Remove restrictions to hire foreign workers”

Obscure Labor Tripartite Consensus Document from 2016 surfaces in new work permit policy debate ~ PHILIPSBURG – When representatives of employers, unions and government signed the Labor Tripartite Consensus More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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The downside of the monetary union

By Hilbert Haar The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) rightly sounded the alarm about Curacao’s intention to increase the foreign exchange license fee, warning that this could lead to a devaluation More...

By Online Editor On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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SER Sint Maarten re-elected to the International Board of AICESIS

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA— On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019, the Social Economic Council (SER) of Sint Maarten was re-elected to the international board of the International Association of Economic and Social Councils More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Social Economic Council presents joint Migration Symposium Report to Prime Minister Romeo Marlin

PHILIPSBURG – The Social Economic Council (SER) represented by the Chairman ir. Damien Richardson and the Secretary-General, Mr. Gerard Richardson paid a visit to the Honorable Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin, More...

By The Publisher On Monday, July 1st, 2019
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Minister Geerlings commences with stakeholder sessions about Tax Transformation Plan to Secure Country’s Future

POND ISLAND – Minister Geerlings is presenting his Tax Transformation plan to all key stakeholders on Sint Maarten. On May 23 and June 10th, the Minister of Finance Hon. Perry Geerlings presented the Government’s More...