Festival Booth Employers Reminded To Obtain Work Permit

Friday, 15 July 2022 - 4:31pm

All employers operating on the Festival Grounds during the upcoming VI Emancipation Festival are reminded that they are to apply for and obtain a work permit for any non-Belonger/non-BVIslander they may wish to employ. 

Review Checklist When Submitting Applications For Work Permit

Friday, 15 July 2022 - 12:45pm

The public is reminded to review the checklist when submitting work permit applications to the Department of Labour and Workforce Development. Persons are also asked to submit all the required documents that are stated on the list.

Deputy Labour Commissioner

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with creation and preservation of an effective and efficient Labour Department and Units through leadership of the Units and through providing support and guidance to Unit Heads and employees.

Main Responsibilities

Department Of Labour Closes At Noon On July 1

Tuesday, 28 June 2022 - 12:52pm

The public is notified that the offices of the Department of Labour and Workforce Development on Tortola and Virgin Gorda will close at 12:00 noon on Friday, July 1.

Labour Arbitration Tribunal Office Closure

Tuesday, 7 June 2022 - 11:07am

The public is notified that the Labour Arbitration Tribunal is closed to the public today Tuesday, June 7.

Department Of Labour And Workforce Development Closure

Tuesday, 7 June 2022 - 10:14am

The public is notified that the Department of Labour and Workforce Development will be closed to the public today Tuesday, June 7.

Labour Arbitration Tribunal Office Closure

Friday, 20 May 2022 - 11:39am

The public is notified that the Labour Arbitration Tribunal is closed to the public today,

Work Permit Applicants To Submit Outstanding Documents

Monday, 25 April 2022 - 12:02pm

All work permit applicants who previously uploaded documents through the Online Work Permit System, are asked to submit outstanding documentation to the Department of Labour and Workforce Development as soon as possible to complete the application process.

Michelle A. Venzen McLean Appointed Labour Comissioner

Friday, 1 April 2022 - 2:31pm

Mrs. Michelle A. Venzen McLean has been appointed Labour Commissioner in the Department of Labour and Workforce Development effective January 11.

Task Force To Clear Work Permit Applications Backlog

Monday, 28 March 2022 - 4:26pm

An Online Work Permit Processing Task Force is now in place to assist the Department of Labour and Workforce Development with the processing of the backlog of work permit applications.

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