News - Social affairs & work

31 news items on Social affairs & work

Enter search criteria

Fill in keyword(s) to narrow your search.


Enter a start and/or end date here, using the following format: DD-MM-YYYY.

Extra AOV for elderly people with a low income

From January 1st 2020, the old age pension (Algemene Ouderdomsverzekering, AOV) will be supplemented for elderly people with a ...

News item | 28-11-2019 | 00:00

Minimum wages and benefits increase as of January 1st, 2020

Income in the Caribbean Netherlands continues to rise as of January 1st, 2020. The Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment ...

News item | 12-11-2019 | 15:43

Dutch Cabinet sets benchmark for social minimum CN

The Dutch Cabinet has set a benchmark for a social minimum in the Caribbean Netherlands, an indicative amount that someone at ...

News item | 27-06-2019 | 22:16

BES(t) 4 Kids extends childcare place subsidies

It is the ambition of BES(t) 4 kids to to offer high-quality, safe and affordable childcare and afterschool care for all children ...

News item | 28-05-2019 | 19:12

Work visit state secretaries Van Ark and Knops

From January 6th till January 10th  Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen  (Infrastructure and  Water Management), state secretary Van Ark ...

News item | 04-01-2019 | 00:00

More people are eligible for special social relief

The income threshold for receiving special social relief has been increased to 120% of the statutory minimum wage from 1 January ...

News item | 03-01-2019 | 14:35

SZW stops providing mediation at Mariadal

The head of the RCN-unit SZW, Eric Brakke, has decided to no longer provide for mediation in the collective bargaining of ...

News item | 14-12-2018 | 18:29

Work permit policy Saba eased

The policy on work permits has been eased for a number of professions on Saba.

News item | 06-12-2018 | 17:10

Multidisciplinary action on construction site

On Wednesday October 22th, KPCN, KMar, the Belastingdienst CN and the Labor Inspectorate carried out an action on a construction ...

News item | 08-11-2018 | 15:10

Round table meeting on the future of the Central Dialogue

November 15th, 2018 the parties participating in the Central Dialogue Bonaire ( Centrale Dialoog Bonaire) will meet again in a ...

News item | 07-11-2018 | 19:29