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Source: The Daily Herald
29 May 2020 03:21 PM

Buncamper Writes Irion About Effects Of Remittances On Country

Recent lines at money transfer service

PHILIPSBURG--United St. Maarten Party (US Party) Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius Toontje Buncamper has written Finance Minister Ardwell Irion about the effects of remittances on St. Maart Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
29 May 2020 05:13 AM

Irion Says Unions Counter-Proposal Hints Of Demands, Not Suggestions

Union representatives during the meeting.

PHILIPSBURG--The counter-proposal presented to government by unions on Thursday hints of demands as opposed to suggestions, Finance Minister Ardwell Irion said in a press statement last night.

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Source: SMN-News
28 May 2020 12:56 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Scores of Civil Servants including police officers turned up at the Government Administration Building to protest the proposed cut in vacation pay for the years 2020 and 2021.The Chamber of Labor Unions already indicated to the Government of St. Maarten that they were not going to accept cuts in their salaries and or vacation pay to meet the demanded cuts laid down by the Dutch Government.
Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion gave the unions his last proposal on Monday where he indicated that the government of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 May 2020 09:21 AM

Group Of Teachers Willing To Accept Proposed Cuts, Says W.I.T.U Does Not Speak For Entire Teaching Population.

PHILIPSBURG:--- A group of teachers that Franklin Jeffers is representing has penned a letter to the Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion informing that they are ready to accept the proposed cuts for the years 2020 and 2021. The teachers in their letter said they are ready to accept their full salaries, and the proposed 50% cut in vacation pay for both years, while they envisioned having their vacation pay reimbursed by 200% in the year 2022.
The group of teachers also explained that they stand in solidarity with the entire island in these trying times and also made clear that while the Windward Islands Teachers Union (W.I.T.U) is a respectable organization they do not represent the entire teaching population.
The letter reads below.
Dear Honorable Minister Ardwell Irion,

We are a group of concerned teachers who have taken note of the proposed cuts by the government Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
28 May 2020 06:16 AM

Open Letter To Minister Irion

Dear Honorable Minister Ardwell Irion,

We are a group of concerned teachers who have taken note of the proposed cuts by the government. While everyone would love for our finances to be stable, we acknowledge the limitations of our coffers.

Therefore, it is reasonable to accept our current salaries as we move forward and half of our vacation pay for 2020 and 2021 Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
28 May 2020 05:16 AM

Irion: Employers Who Get Payroll Support To Pay Staff 100% Or Reduce Work Hours

Finance Minister Ardwell Irion.

PHILIPSBURG--Employers who receive payroll support via the St. Maarten Stimulus and Relief Plan (SSRP) to remunerate their employees, are obligated to pay their workers 100 per cent of their salaries or reduce the work hours of staff equivalent to the percentage that they are not being paid.

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Source: SMN-News
27 May 2020 11:15 AM

Task Force Formed To Collect Land Lease Fees, Businesses First To Be Targeted.

~ government still working with unions to seal an agreement.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of VROMI Egbert Jurendy Doran and Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion met on Tuesday to begin putting a task force in place that will go after delinquent businesses that have not been paying government years of lease land fees Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 May 2020 05:13 PM

~ SXM is the only Caribbean country in the Kingdom not implementing the 12.5%  salary cuts.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Finance Minister Ardwell Irion has his work cut out for him with the unions that are currently holding meetings at the Little League Stadium today Monday. The meetings that are being held by the Chamber of Labor Unions are a form of protest against the planned cuts to meet the demands of the Dutch Government for liquidity support.
The unions that are participating in what they describe as an urgent meeting are the ABVO, WITU, NAPB, SMCU, WICHUA, WIFOL, ASEWI, and WICSU/PSU Union.
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Source: SMN-News
14 May 2020 01:50 PM

Civil Servants Union Leaders Reject Cost Cutting Measures.

Civil servants union leaders reject cost-cutting measures Exactly one week ago the Council of Ministers started a discussion on cost-cutting measures which will affect civil servants. Why the COM wants to cut in salaries, vacation allowance, periodic increases, etc from civil servants? According to the honorable Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs Ms. Silveria Jacobs and the honorable Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion, these cost-cutting measures are needed, because COVID 19 has affected the income of the government of Sint Maarten and from the Netherlands Read more


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Source: SMN-News
13 May 2020 06:25 PM

Civil Servants Salary Cuts Sparks Heavy Discussion With Unions And Com.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Council of Ministers are depending on the various unions to support them in the planned salary cuts for civil servants announced Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion and Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs.
Minister Irion said that he is of the opinion that the meeting with Council of Ministers and unions went well even though the unions expressed concerns about the proposed salary cuts as they battle to keep the country afloat post COVID-19 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
13 May 2020 05:59 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Minister of VSA Richard Panneflek signed off on the much needed Ministerial Decree that would authorize USZV to begin making the stimulus payout especially the long-awaited payroll support.
Minister Panneflek said in an invited comment to SMN News that he received the documents on Monday and he sent it off to Legal Affairs for perusal Read more


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Source: SMN-News
13 May 2020 05:59 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Minister of VSA Richard Panneflek signed off on the much needed Ministerial Decree that would authorize USZV to begin making the stimulus payout especially the long-awaited payroll support.
Minister Panneflek said in an invited comment to SMN News that he received the documents on Monday and he sent it off to Legal Affairs for perusal Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
09 May 2020 08:09 PM

Ministers To Cut Salaries By 20%

Ardwell Irion

PHILIPSBURG--The Council of Ministers decided in a meeting on Wednesday, May 6, that they would cut their salaries by a total of 20 per cent.

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Source: The Daily Herald
09 May 2020 04:46 AM

Irion Proposes Conditional Salary Cuts For Civil Servants

Claire Elshot

PHILIPSBURG--Finance Minister Ardwell Irion has proposed several cost-cutting measures by government, including salary cuts for civil servants.

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Source: SMN-News
08 May 2020 06:38 PM

St Maarten Anti Poverty Platform / St Maarten Consumers Coalition.

1. What is the governing program of this NA-UP government?
2. Will the Kingdom Council of Ministers amend the St Maarten Support and Relief Plan ?
3. What are the measures the Council of Ministers will present to Parliament next week?
4. Preliminary thoughts as union leader on the measures proposed by the Minister of Finance
5. How many homes have been build back better and stronger?
Topic 1. What is the governing program of this NA-UP government?
For us as Anti-Poverty Platform we are of the opinion that one of the objectives of a governing program and of the annual budgets should be that the more than 13,000 households have to be taken out of poverty Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
08 May 2020 03:43 PM

725 Employers Apply For Payroll Support In Time

Ardwell Irion

PHILIPSBURG--A total of 725 employers submitted requests for payroll support from the St. Maarten Support and Relief Plan (SSRP) via Social and Health Insurances SZV by the 12:00 midnight Wednesday deadline.

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Source: The Daily Herald
07 May 2020 03:48 PM

Alternative Being Looked At To Replace 2020 Plates

PHILIPSBURG--Government is currently looking at alternatives that can be used in place of the 2020 number plates, Finance Minister Ardwell Irion said when asked for an update on the plates during the virtual live Council of Ministers press briefing on Wednesday.

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Source: The Daily Herald
02 May 2020 05:30 AM

Deadline For Payroll Support Has Been Extended To May 6

Ardwell Irion

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion announced Friday evening that the application deadline for Business Payroll Support has been extended to midnig Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
01 May 2020 05:04 AM

291 Employers Representing 4,770 Workers Have So Far Applied For Payroll Support

Ardwell Irion

PHILIPSBURG--As of 11:30am on Thursday, April 30, a total of 291 eligible employers with more than 4,770 employees had registered their company online with Social and Health Insurances SZV for online stimulus support via the St. Maarten Stimulus and Relief Plan (SSRP).

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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Apr 2020 04:49 AM

Irion Paints Grim Picture In 2020 Budget Presentation

Finance Minister Ardwell Irion.

~ NAf. 108.4 million less income predicted ~

PHILIPSBURG--Finance Minister Ardwell Irion painted a grim picture facing the cou Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
26 Apr 2020 11:09 PM

Los Ministros Acuerdan Extender El Reglamento Conjunto Sobre Control De Fronteras Hasta El 31 De Diciembre Del 2020

“La Ministra Richardson aclara los malentendidos relacionados con la frontera franco-holandesa”
PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El jueves 24 de abril del 2020, La Primera Ministra Silveria E. Jacobs, la Ministra de Justicia Anna E. Richardson y El Ministro de Finanzas Ardwell Irion celebraron una consulta ministerial (“Ministerieel Overleg”) con su colega holandes, Secretario de Estado para el Interior y Relaciones del Reino Raymond Knops y La Secretaria de Estado de Justicia y Seguridad Ankie Broekers-Knol, para discutir el Reglamento Conjunto sobre Control Fronterizo (Onderlinge Regeling Versterking Grenstoezicht Sint Maarten).

Este acuerdo se firm en diciembre del 2017 entre Sint Maarten y los Pases Bajos con el cal se pretenden fortalecer las fronteras del pas Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
26 Apr 2020 03:33 PM

Netherlands, St. Maarten Ministers Agree To Extend Joint Regulation On Border Control

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, Justice Minister Anna Richardson, and Finance Minister Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Apr 2020 10:58 PM

Pfp Says BrisonS Ultimatum To Cbcs Does Not Reflect ParliamentS Position

PHILIPSBURG--Party For Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson have sent a letter to Chairperson of Parliament Rolando Brison regarding a letter Brison has sent to the Central Bank of Curaao and St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Apr 2020 05:24 AM

Proposal For Cost-Cutting Measures Being Prepared

PHILIPSBURG--Finance Minister Ardwell Irion said on Friday that a proposal for cost-cutting measures is being prepared as the country moves to tighten its belt in light of the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis.

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