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

Submission Of New Work Permit Procedures

Wednesday, 2 December 2020 - 4:44pm

The Department of Labour and Workforce Development is informing employers that effective December 3, new Work Permit applications will no longer require the approval of the Honourable Minister for Labour prior to submission of applications.

1000 Jobs In 1000 Days Compensation For Employers

Monday, 30 November 2020 - 3:45pm

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.

Employee Lay-Off Period Extended Until January 31 Next Year

Friday, 6 November 2020 - 6:01pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley has said that the lay-off period for employees has been extended a further three months until January 31 next year.

Statement By The Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley - Extension Of The Lay-Off Period

Friday, 6 November 2020 - 5:16pm

As Minister for Labour, I took before the House of Assembly the Labour Code (Amendment) Act, 2020, on the 11th June, 2020 which extended the lay-off period from three months in total to a period not to exceed 31st October, 2020.

Labour Arbitrators Invited To Be Included On Accredited Roster

Tuesday, 20 October 2020 - 11:00am

The Labour Arbitration Tribunal is inviting qualified persons to apply to be included on its Accredited Arbitrator Roster.

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Statement By The Honourable Vincent Wheatley On The Unemployment/Underemployment Benefits Programme

Wednesday, 23 September 2020 - 6:49pm

Mr. Speaker, I thank you for the opportunity to update this Honourable House and the Territory on the activities of the Social Security Board.

Statement By Minister For Natural Resources, Labour & Immigration On The New Chairman Of The Labour Arbitration Tribunal

Wednesday, 23 September 2020 - 6:25pm

Mister Speaker, as the Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, I have responsibility for the appointment of a Tribunal under the Labour Code, 2010 (No. 4 of 2010) as part of the mechanism for the settlement of labour disputes.

Labour Dispute Cases Will Be Held Via Zoom And Webex

Tuesday, 22 September 2020 - 7:16pm

The public is notified that the Department of Labour and Workforce Development's Labour Relations Unit (Dispute Unit) will be holding all dispute meetings via Zoom and WebEx until further notice.

Work Permit Renewal Documentation Requirements

Wednesday, 16 September 2020 - 4:05pm

The public is notified of the work permit renewal documentation requirements:

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