Work In Paradise Programme To Be Launched

Friday, 30 April 2021 - 2:08pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands will be introducing a Work In Paradise programme to allow persons to work remotely from the shores of the Virgin Islands by acquiring an extended stay.

Póliza De Exención De Permisos De Trabajo En Revisión

Tuesday, 20 April 2021 - 4:30pm

 El Ministro de Recursos Naturales, Trabajo e Inmigración, el Honorable Vincent Wheatley, dijo que hay una malinterpretación por personas cuando se trata de cómo funciona la exención de permiso de trabajo como estatus permanente.

Work Permit Exemption Policy Under Review

Monday, 19 April 2021 - 4:09pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley has addressed what he said is  persons who have been misinterpreting the work permit exemption as a permanent status.

Statement by Honourable Wheatley - Misrepresentation of Earnings Certificates of Good Standing and Certificates of Earnings Submission to the Department of Labour and Workforce Development

Thursday, 15 April 2021 - 5:55pm

Mr. Speaker, on 10th July, 2020, I announced that all renewal work permit applications submitted to the Department of Labour and Workforce Development are to be accompanied by Certificates of Good Standing from the Social Security Board, National Health Insurance and the Inland Revenue Department on behalf of the businesses, as well as Certificates of Earnings on behalf of the employees from the aforementioned agencies, since no applications would be accepted without these documents.

Honourable Wheatley To Hold Office Hours On Virgin Gorda

Wednesday, 7 April 2021 - 12:31pm

The public is notified that the Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley will be holding office hours.......

Businesses On Sister Islands To Receive Quarterly Visits

Wednesday, 31 March 2021 - 4:36pm

Businesses on the Sister Islands can expect to receive more visits from officials of the Department of Labour and Workforce Development’s Labour Protection and Labour Relations Units.

Labour Department Holiday Payment Guidelines

Wednesday, 31 March 2021 - 11:56am

The Department of Labour and Workforce Development is reminding employers that employees who have been assigned to work during the upcoming holidays including Good Friday and Easter Monday, are to be paid in the prescribed manner.

Labour Department Holiday Payment Guidelines

Wednesday, 31 March 2021 - 11:51am

The Territory’s employers are notified that essential employees, who have been assigned to work during the upcoming Good Friday and Easter Monday holidays, are to be paid in accordance with Sections 53 and 54 of the Labour Code.

Labour Arbitration Tribunal Clears Backlogged Matters

Thursday, 25 March 2021 - 4:01pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley has praised the Labour Arbitration Tribunal for its work in clearing the backlog of matters, some dating as far back as 2015.

Submission Of Applications For Work Permit Exemptions On Hold

Monday, 22 March 2021 - 9:29am

The public is notified that the submission of applications for work permit exemption is currently on hold. 

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