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,

National Unity Government of The Virgin Islands Sworn In

Thursday, 5 May 2022 - 9:02pm

Family members and supporters gathered to witness His Excellency the Governor John Rankin, CMG, administer oaths of office to Cabinet ministers under a new Unity Government at Government House Thursday evening.

Statement By The Honourable Vincent Wheatley on Demitting Office

Thursday, 5 May 2022 - 5:06pm

In the past few days there has been a cascade of uneasy events that have rocked the Virgin Islands and its people. Nonetheless, we must remain resilient and steadfast on our journey. As an elected official, I stand on the principle of country above self, and as such, I have agreed with the decision to cede my post of Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration to facilitate the continuance of Government. This procedure will be completed once all the legal requirements are followed, and as such, the Constitution of the Virgin Islands would remain intact. 

Resumption Of Visitation To Her Majesty’s Prison

Wednesday, 4 May 2022 - 4:30pm

The public is notified that in-person visitation to Her Majesty’s Prison has resumed.

Future Collaboration Expected From Climate Change Summit

Tuesday, 26 April 2022 - 5:51pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley is in the Bahamas attending high-level meetings on a Carbon Credit Legislative and Regulatory Framework and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation.

15 Illegal Immigrants Captured On Anegada

Tuesday, 26 April 2022 - 5:23pm

Chief Immigration Officer, Mr. Ian Penn has said that 15 illegal immigrants are now in the custody of the Department of Immigration following an exercise by the officers of the Joint Task Force on Sunday, April 24.


Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide advice, assistance and administrative support on formulation of policy for the Ministry, its Departments and Government as a whole. Coordinates and manages the functions of the Ministry to ensure the successful formulation and implementation of ministerial and cross-ministerial Government policies and programmes throughout the Territory.

Main Responsibilities

Community Meeting To Present Plans For Red Bay Dock

Monday, 25 April 2022 - 12:41pm

The public is invited to attend a community meeting on Wednesday, April 27at 6:00 p.m. at the Willard Wheatley Primary School.

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.