Tag archive for ‘unions’
By The Publisher On Friday, January 8th, 2021

Union reps picket at Knops’ press conference

PHILIPSBURG — Union representatives picketed in front of the Maho Resort where State Secretary Drs. Raymond Knops gave a press conference at the end of his visit to the island. They did not get an audience More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 8th, 2020

Justice workers to their unions: we have lost all confidence in Minister Anna Richardson

~ Wants Parliament to summon her in for questioning ~ PHILIPSBURG — Justice chain members of the NAPB, ABVO and WICSU/PSU unions informed union Presidents that they have lost all confidence in Justice Minister More...

By The Publisher On Monday, June 29th, 2020

Racial discrimination

By Hilbert Haar There is something to be said in favor of the approach the labor unions have chosen to put up a fight against the inevitable cuts in labor conditions the kingdom demands in exchange for continued More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

Buncamper: the fight is legit

PHILIPSBURG — “Their message is fair and it is clear,” said Member of Parliament Claudius Buncamper about the protest by employees that took to the streets on Monday morning to air their dissatisfaction More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

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 Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Mingo: Airport personnel cost has to be reduced

AIRPORT — The outcome of an analysis, with the goal to secure the business continuity during the COVID-19 crisis, brought the executive team of the PJIA operating company, PJIAE, to the difficult conclusion More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 28th, 2020

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 Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

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 Saturday, May 9th, 2020

Elshot: government wants to cut vacation allowance for civil servants

PHILIPSBURG – Cutting the vacation allowance for all civil servants who earn more than 4,000 guilders a month, a ten percent salary cut for those who earn more than 8,000 guilders, a freeze on bonuses and increments. More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

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...