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Tag archive for ‘Telem’
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, August 11th, 2020
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TelEm-BTP settlement leaves many questions unanswered

  PHILIPSBURG – Telecommunication Minister Ludmila De Weever brokered a settlement between telecom provider Telem and Bureau Telecommunication and Post (BTP), according to a press release issued by the ministry. More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 4th, 2020
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The bottom line

By Hilbert Haar It cannot surprise anyone that the government’s cost-cutting measures in exchange for receiving liquidity support from the Netherlands have become the center of an epic controversy, especially More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 4th, 2020
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Cost-cutting measures become bone of contention

PHILIPSBURG – In a letter to the Second Chamber dated May 19 State Secretary Raymond Knops wrote that one of the conditions for providing liquidity support to St. Maarten is a “decrease of 12,5 percent of the More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
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Union wants forensic audit at TelEm reinstated

PHILIPSBURG – TelEm’s top managers paid themselves hefty bonuses in December of last year, union-leader Ludson Evers confirmed to StMaartenNews.com. While there was an agreement about a bonus of 50 percent More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
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SMCU union rejects TelEm’s pay cut proposal

PHILIPSBURG – The St. Maarten Communication Union (SMCU) has labeled the proposal of salary cuts by the management of telecom provider TelEm an “indecent proposal.” Chairman Ludson Evers and Secretary Sherman More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020
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Troubled TelEm

PHILIPSBURG – Telecom provider TelEm is in deep trouble, it appears from a letter it sent to the labor unions on Monday (June 1) about the decision to cut employee-salaries by 12.5 percent. The real situation More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Minister Geerlings signs settlement agreement with TelEm

POND ISLAND – On Wednesday September 11, the Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings signed a settlement agreement with TelEm Group regarding outstanding debts owed by government. The agreement pertains to a substantial More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Robbery awareness training at TelEm Group

POND ISLAND — The St. Maarten Police Force (KPSM) in an effort to provide a safer environment for residents and visitors to the island provided its first robbery awareness training session for the year with More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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“Keeping Cable TV staff would have been detrimental to TelEm”

PHILIPSBURG – The central committee of parliament devoted a bit more than an hour to the continuation of a meeting that was held exactly a year ago on Tuesday. Topic of the meeting was the purchase of Cable More...





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