Minister Wheatley: BVI Social Security Board Working To Address Claims

Thursday, 23 July 2020 - 5:31pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley has said that the Social Security Board is working to address the more than  7000 claims that have been submitted by residents who are unemployed or underemployed due to COVID-19.

Labour Department Covid-19 Update - Work Permit Renewals

Thursday, 23 July 2020 - 4:01pm

The business community is notified that all work permit renewals to be submitted to the Department of Labour and Workforce Development are to be accompanied by the  good standing certifications from the Social Security Board, Inland Revenue Department and National Health Insurance.

Statement By The Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley - Update on Work Permit Requirements

Wednesday, 22 July 2020 - 11:36am

Mister Speaker, thank you for permitting me to address this Honourable House to give an update on my statement made in the last sitting as it pertains to Work Permits.

Statement By The Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley - Update on Social Security Unemployment/Underemployment Benefit Payments

Wednesday, 22 July 2020 - 11:04am

 Mister Speaker, I am pleased to provide the following update relative to the unemployment / underemployment benefits.

Land Registry’s Email Now Available

Friday, 17 July 2020 - 4:09pm

The public is notified that the Lands Unit of the Lands and Survey Department can now be reached by the email address landregistration@gov.vg. 

Survey Unit Closed For Relocation

Friday, 17 July 2020 - 3:31pm

The public is notified that the Survey Unit of the Lands and Survey Department will be closed on Tuesday, July 21 and Wednesday, July 22 to facilitate its relocation to the 2nd Floor of the R. G. Hodge Building, Road Town, Tortola.

Government To Assist Persons To Return To Their Home Countries

Thursday, 16 July 2020 - 12:25pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands will be providing assistance to persons who have lost from their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic and are desirous of returning to their home countries.

Gorda Peak National Park Closed

Tuesday, 14 July 2020 - 3:04pm

The National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands has closed the Gorda Peak National Park until further notice due to illegal farming, land clearance and construction within national park boundaries.

Government To Introduce Legislation To Protect Environment

Monday, 13 July 2020 - 4:26pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley has stated that his ministry is working diligently to create and implement the framework necessary for key aspects of the Territory’s resources to be protected and sustainably managed.

Labour Department Covid-19 Update- Work Permit Renewals

Monday, 13 July 2020 - 4:19pm

The Department of Labour and Workforce Development is advising all businesses that all work permit renewals for submission to the department are to be accompanied by certificates of good standings from the Social Security Board, Inland Revenue Department and National Health Insurance, as well as the certificates of earnings from the Social Security Board and Inland Revenue Department for the applicable employee seeking a renewal of his or her work permit.

Pages