New Procedure For Processing Executive Work Permits

Friday, 17 August 2018 - 5:34pm

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour will be processing Executive Work Permits from Monday, September 3.

New Procedure For Processing Executive Work Permits

Friday, 17 August 2018 - 5:18pm

A new procedure to process Executive Work Permits will take effect from Monday, September 3.

Labour Department Continues To Ensure Adequate Labour Supply

Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 10:25am

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering, has said that the Labour Department will continue to ensure that the supply of labour is adequate with the level of development in all sectors of the economy.

Climate Change: A Contributor To Josiah’s Bay Fish Kill

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 11:49am

Officials from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour continue to investigate the cause of a fish kill that occurred at Josiah’s Bay Pond.

Honourable Pickering Is Acting Premier

Thursday, 2 August 2018 - 11:41am

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE is away from the Territory from August 2 to 6.

Labour Department On Tortola To Close On Friday July 27

Tuesday, 24 July 2018 - 4:01pm

The public is advised that the Labour Department located in the Ashley Ritter Building will be temporarily closed to the public on Friday July 27.

Statement for House of Assembly by Minister For Natural Resources and Labour on Farmers and Fishermen

Thursday, 19 July 2018 - 3:38pm

Madame Speaker, I rise to provide an update on the state of the combined fishing and farming industry. Following a series of public consultations that the Premier and his team conducted after the hurricanes, a number of issues were identified in the fishing and farming communities.

Statement For The House Of Assembly By Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering on Labour

Thursday, 19 July 2018 - 11:19am

Madame Speaker, as we rebuild our economy, the Department of Labour continues to play its role in our rebuilding efforts.  Shortly after the devastating hurricanes of last September, a Skilled Workers Programme was implemented to ensure that the necessary labour was able to enter the Territory in a timely manner. Employers have taken full advantage of this policy and to emphasize this point, a total of one thousand, seven hundred and ten (1,710) skilled workers have entered the Territory, the majority of which are in the construction industry.  

Statement From Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering On Plane Crash

Thursday, 19 July 2018 - 8:31am

At approximately 4:17 pm, a C-150 aircraft destined to Pointe a Pitre International Airport in Guadeloupe departed the Terrance B Lettsome International Airport and crashed into the waters off the east north east end of Runway 07 immediately after take-off. There was one person on board.

Francis Lettsome Students Learn About Zoonotic Diseases

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 - 5:22pm

Veterinary Officers from the Department of Agriculture, Doctors Nadya George and Latisha Martin are pictured educating students of the Francis Lettsome Primary School 

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