Archive for March 31st, 2016

Requirements for travelling to Cuba

Requirements for travelling to Cuba

| 31/03/2016 | 6 Comments

Do you need a visa to go to Cuba? Are there any other travel requirements? Auntie’s answer: Too bad we didn’t get this question before the Rolling Stones played in Havana; I could have weaved my answer around attending that historic concert. The short answer is that you do need to get a visa to […]

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How does the minimum wage affect a flat salary?

How does the minimum wage affect a flat salary?

| 31/03/2016 | 2 Comments

Does the minimum wage take precedence over a flat wage/salary? Auntie’s answer: Yes, it does. The salary has to equate to the mandated minimum wage when calculated on an hourly rate. As explained by an officer at the Department of Labour and Pensions, “The fixed salary has to be no less than the minimum wage […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.