Press Release

Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour
Department of Labour and Workforce Development
The Labour Arbitration Tribunal
Labour Tribunal
Release Date:
Tuesday, 30 August 2022 - 10:21am

The Government of the Virgin Islands through the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour is inviting applications from interested and qualified persons to fill the vacant position of chairperson at the Labour Arbitration Tribunal.

Applicants must be an attorney-at-law of at least ten (10) years’ with good standing, should be able to manage their time commitments to meet the tribunal’s objectives, be trustworthy and confidential, be able to make legally-sound, fair and equitable decisions, possess personal qualities of high integrity and credibility.

The Labour Arbitration Tribunal is an independent body set up under the Labour Code, 2010. It has power to make orders and awards with the same force as an order or award of the High Court. Persons/parties appearing before the tribunal are entitled to the same rights or privileges, as they would have before any court.

A full description of the requirements for the position of Chairperson of the Labour Arbitration Tribunal can be found on the Government’s website at

Applicants should email their cover letter of interest and curriculum vitae/resume to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour at  by Friday 16 September 2022.

For additional information, contact Mrs. Malisa Ragnauth-Mangal at 1 (284) 468-4757.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour continues to ensure that the supply of labour is commensurate with the level of development in all sectors of the economy under working conditions, which preserve the individuals' health, safety, and welfare.


Photo 1: Labour Arbitration Tribunal Chairman Vacancy E-Flyer

(Photo credit: GIS)


Paul Bridgewater

Information Officer I (Ag.)
Department of Information and Public Relations