Increasing the Territory’s Minimum Wage

Monday, 2 November 2015 - 12:30pm

Madame Speaker, under the Minimum Wage Order made on November 6, 1979, the minimum wage payable for employment in the Territory was set at $10 per day and on 1st June, 1994 it moved to $3.00 per hour.   

Deputy Premier To Attend Green Conference In Aruba Next Week

Friday, 23 October 2015 - 5:00pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. Honourable Kedrick Pickering will attend The Aruba Learning Event and the sixth annual Green Conference taking place in Aruba from October 26 to 28.

“Virgin Expressions” Talent Showcase Cancelled

Friday, 23 October 2015 - 9:45am

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is informing the public that the Virgin Expressions Talent Showcase slated for Saturday, October 24 has been cancelled.

Deputy Premier Attends Energy Meeting In Miami Florida

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 - 2:00pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands continues to seek innovative ways of conserving energy as Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering, attends a meeting on Energy Transition in Miami today.

Strategy To Reduce Territory’s Reliance On Food Imports

Friday, 16 October 2015 - 5:15pm

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour has implemented a three-pronged approach to reduce the Territory’s reliance on food imports in an effort to increase food security.

Coastal Clean-Up Data To Raise Awareness On Waste Management

Monday, 12 October 2015 - 5:30pm

The information collected via data cards during the recent clean-up of the Territory’s beaches will be used to raise awareness among the general public on waste and environmental issues and by students as part of their research assignment. 

Department Of Agriculture To Host Series Of Meetings With Farmers

Friday, 9 October 2015 - 4:45pm

The Department of Agriculture is inviting farmers and other interested persons to a series of meetings to discuss matters pertaining to the industry.

Public Invited To World Food Day Celebration On October 16

Friday, 9 October 2015 - 4:30pm

The Department of Agriculture is inviting the public to its World Food Day celebrations on Friday, October 16 at the Central Administration Complex Breeze Way at 11:30 a.m.

Territory- Wide Seaweed Cleanup Scheduled For October 17 To 19

Thursday, 8 October 2015 - 5:00pm

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is inviting the public to participate in a Territory-wide cleanup of the Sargassum Seaweed on October 17 to19. 

Increased Fish Supply A Result Of More Fishermen Involvement

Tuesday, 6 October 2015 - 5:00pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering has denounced claims that there is wide spread fish kills in the Virgin Islands as a result of the Sargassum Seaweed.

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