Tag archive for ‘work permit policy’
StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
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Following procedures the new norm?

It is very interesting to hear members of parliament rail against the new work permit policy imposed by Minister Pamela Gordon-Cary, citing lack of following procedures and lack of consultations with other government More...

Minister Emil Lee 20190714
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
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Former Minister Emil Lee: “New policies should be based on facts and consultation”

PHILIPSBURG – “New policies should be based on facts on consultation with stakeholders such as the labor tripartite and higher councils such as the Social Economic Council (SER),” former Minister of Public More...

Minister of Labor Pamela Gordon-Carty in Parliament 20200217
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
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Minister Gordon-Carty talks about work permit policy and abuse

“We don’t need data for it because we can see it.” says Minister Pamela Gordon-Carty on the issue of work permit policy and abuse. PHILIPSBURG – Members of parliament agreed about one thing during Monday More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Saturday, February 15th, 2020
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Will Minister Gordon’s new work permit policy do any good?

By Hilbert Haar Minister Pamela Gordon-Carty is not the first one to come up with measures to protect the local labor market. Her work permit policy that went into effect on February 7 has met with instant resistance More...

Labor Minister Pamela Gordon-Carty
By The Publisher On Saturday, February 15th, 2020
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Minister Gordon-Carty’s new conditions for an employment permit

PHILIPSBURG – There is a lot of discussion about the new work permit policy Labor Minister Pamela Gordon-Carty put into place per February 7. The Hospitality and Trade Association, the Timeshare Association, More...

New Government Administration Building, update
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
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SHTA Calls for Immediate Revocation of New Permit Policy

PHILIPBURG — The Sint Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) calls for an immediate revocation of the new “Policy on issuance of Labor Permits“, as was published last Friday February 7th More...