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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Employers’ premiums to decrease effective January 1st

    The new employers’ premiums for the Caribbean Netherlands have been published in the ‘Staatscourant’. The Ministry of Social ...

    News item | 30-10-2018 | 17:07

  7. Extractions reimbursed by SZW

    From now on, the RCN unit Social Affairs and Employment (SZW) reimburses tooth extractions for residents of Bonaire with a low ...

    News item | 01-10-2018 | 22:16

  8. Increase of 5% of minimum wage and social benefits for Caribbean Netherlands in the new year

    Many residents of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba are struggling to make ends meet. The government is well aware of this and ...

    News item | 18-09-2018 | 14:35

  9. Information session for foster parents

    On August 22nd Jeugdzorg en Gezinsvoogdij (JGCN) organized an information session for foster parents on Bonaire. The JGCN ...

    News item | 24-08-2018 | 22:55

  10. Substantial improvements for residents Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba

    Residents of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba need to get better. The costs of basic expenses such as rent, food and drink are ...

    News item | 29-06-2018 | 16:28