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  1. Special social relief for unexpected large expenses

    People with low income and unexpected large expenses may be eligible for special social relief. To make people aware of this, the ...

    News item | 07-05-2024 | 15:44

  2. Minister Schouten visits Saba and St. Eustatius

    Minister for Poverty Policy, Participation and Pensions, Carola Schouten, will pay a working visit to Saba and St. Eustatius from ...

    News item | 18-04-2024 | 20:24

  3. Every child counts for child benefit

    The Social Affairs and Employment (SZW) Unit of the RCN is temporarily extending its opening hours and campaigning for child ...

    News item | 04-04-2024 | 17:48

  4. Change in application for loss of wages for employers

    From the 8th of January 2024, the process of reporting absenteeism and applying for loss of wages during sickness, pregnancy or ...

    News item | 11-01-2024 | 20:58

  5. A better, safer and more attractive Caribbean Netherlands

    How can we create closer ties between the criminal justice chain and the immigration chain? What do we need from each other in ...

    News item | 09-11-2023 | 00:00

  6. Minimum wage, social security benefits and child benefit in the Caribbean Netherlands to rise

    From the 1st of July 2024, the minimum wage in the Caribbean Netherlands will be $1,750 per month. Minister Schouten (poverty ...

    News item | 27-10-2023 | 17:23

  7. Study into funding of childcare in the Caribbean Netherlands

    In order to ensure that the future childcare compensation is realistic and organizations can continue to provide good childcare, ...

    News item | 18-10-2023 | 00:00

  8. Caribbean Netherlands entitled to a dignified social minimum

    This is a press release of the Caribbean Netherlands Social Minimum Committee Not or barely having enough money to live on, never ...

    News item | 06-10-2023 | 15:58

  9. More purchasing power in the Caribbean Netherlands

    One in three residents in the Caribbean Netherlands lives in poverty. That is why this cabinet is allocating €30 million in 2024 ...

    News item | 21-09-2023 | 03:45

  10. Increase in social relief for single persons and widows’ and orphans’ pension from the 1st of October 2023

    From the 1st of October, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment will increase the social relief for single persons who ...

    News item | 15-09-2023 | 16:50