Employee Lay-Off Period Over, Severance Pay Due

Wednesday, 10 March 2021 - 5:50pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley has said that the lay-off period for employees is over and that their severance compensation is due.

Statement By The Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley Minister For Natural Resources, Labour & Immigration On Extension Of Lay-Off Period Comes To An End

Wednesday, 10 March 2021 - 5:40pm

Mister Speaker, I thank you for the opportunity again to address this Honourable House and the people of this Territory. Today, I want to give an update on the lay-off period and severance pay matters for employers and employees of businesses in these Islands.

1000 Jobs In 1000 Days Compensation For Employers

Tuesday, 16 February 2021 - 3:49pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is reminding employers to submit detailed information on persons they employed under the 1000 Jobs in 1000 Days Programme to be eligible for the 10 percent compensation of the total salaries paid.

Work Permit Application Update

Thursday, 11 February 2021 - 4:47pm

The public is notified that effective February 1, persons who are out of the Territory for six months or more with expired work permits will be required to submit new applications, as their expired permits will no longer be renewable.

Employee Lay-Off Period Extended Until February 28

Thursday, 4 February 2021 - 4:13pm

The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has made the decision to extend the current lay-off period for employees to 28 February 2021.

Persons With Expired Documents To Make Appointments

Wednesday, 20 January 2021 - 11:38am

Persons who have expired entry permits, work permits and work permit exemptions are to contact the respective departments to make an appointment to facilitate the regularising of their permits.

Work Permit Collection Schedule

Thursday, 31 December 2020 - 1:00pm

The Department of Labour and Workforce Development is reminding the public to take note of the following schedule:

Waiver Of Extensions To Entry Permits Extended Until January 31

Thursday, 24 December 2020 - 12:22pm

Work permit holders are notified that the Immigration Department has extended the waiver of the issuance of extensions to entry permits until January 31, 2021.

BVI Employers Reminded Of Job Vacancies Procedure

Thursday, 10 December 2020 - 12:26pm

Employers, and online and print media are being reminded of the procedure to advertise job vacancies in the Virgin Islands.

Labour Department - 2021 Trade Licences Submissions

Thursday, 3 December 2020 - 4:32pm

The Department of Labour and Workforce Development is reminding business owners that work permit applications submitted during the month of December must be accompanied by copies of the requisite 2021 Trade Licences

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