Yes, that individual will need to obtain a work permit as this arrangement is construed as engaging in employment in respect to the Immigration and Labour laws of the Virgin Islands.
Yes. Part-time employees are eligible for sick leave, provided that you have worked for at least four months.
Overtime is ordinarily given to daily and hourly rated pay and not salaried employees. However, if your salary does not compensate adequately, the employer may be required to pay you overtime even though you have been classified as a salaried supervisor. In this case, you should seek the guidance of a Labour Officer at the Labour Department.
Yes, all persons not deemed to Belong to the Virgin Islands, not holding a valid Certificate of Residence or Exempted from the requirement of a work permit are required to have a valid work permit to engage in gainful employment in the Virgin Islands.
Of course you can. The Town and Country Planning Department welcomes the opportunity to have pre-submission discussions with developers offer guidance on developments and any other information which might be helpful. Applications can also be made for approval in principle, which requires less information than a full application package.
A location must be identified and the floor plan submitted for review. If the design meets specification, a conditional letter is issued by the Environmental Health Division stating that a trade licence can be granted. After the proposed establishment is inspected and the inspection is passed, a food establishment licence is issued by the Environmental Health Division.
No. Public holidays are not counted as part of the vacation leave.
You probably won't get the money all at once. Please note that the bank will require that you send in purchase orders or invoices before releasing any part of the funds. It is imperative that monies borrowed are used for the purposes for which they were granted.
Yes! The trade licence is a conditional licence that authorises ownership of the business but it does not set regulatory standards for operation of the food establishment. All food businesses are regulated under the Public Health (Food Hygiene) Regulations 1972.
Food Handler's training and certification for the sister islands is specially scheduled by the Environmental Health Division and advertised or announced in advance for food handlers and food business operators.
Yes. This training is compulsory for all food handlers (temporary or full time).
Persons who may be affected by the report’s contents and others with a substantial interest in the MSIRA investigation will be given the opportunity to comment of the draft report before final publication.
Where a worker has worked at least four months he is entitled to vacation leave on the same basis as the part-time employee.
An employee is entitled to receive his or her wages for the period of his or her vacation leave no later than the last working day before he or she proceeds on vacation leave.
No. The process edification has to ensue.