New Work Permit Fees Effective May 15

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 - 10:43am

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering has announced that new work permit fees will come into effect on May 15.

Virgin Gorda Labour Office To Open At 2:00 P.M. April 10

Monday, 3 April 2017 - 1:17pm

The public is advised that the Virgin Gorda office of the Labour Department will be closed on Monday, April 10, until 2:00 p.m. to accommodate staff training.

Public Invited To Test Revised Work Permit Renewal Process

Friday, 17 March 2017 - 3:22pm

The public is invited to participate in the testing of a revised process for renewal of work permits issued by the Labour Department. 

Testing Phase To Begin On New Process For Work Permit Renewal

Friday, 10 March 2017 - 5:06pm

The Labour Department is in the final stages of preparation to begin testing a new process for the renewal of work permits.

Labour Minister To Represent BVI At International Labour Meeting

Monday, 20 February 2017 - 3:04pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering, will attend the 10th International Labour Organisation (ILO) Meeting of Caribbean Ministers in Jamaica from February 22 to 24.

Labour Department To Close Early On February 2

Monday, 30 January 2017 - 3:29pm

The public is advised that the Tortola and Virgin Gorda offices of the Labour Department will close on Thursday, February 2, at 1:00 p.m. 

Government Moving Ahead With Plans To Amend Work Permit Fees

Wednesday, 21 December 2016 - 4:55pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is moving ahead with plans to revise work permit fees as indicated in the 2016 Budget Address.

Labour Department Closes Early On September 22

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 - 12:45pm

The public is advised that the Tortola and Virgin Gorda offices of the Labour Department will close on Thursday, September22.

Work Permit Fees Modified Due To New Minimum Wage

Tuesday, 6 September 2016 - 4:51pm

The public is reminded that the new minimum wage of $6.00 per hour will take effect on October 1, 2016. 

New Work Permit Applications reflect New $6.00 Minimum Wage

Tuesday, 6 September 2016 - 4:39pm

New work permit application fees for minimum wage earners are being calculated based on the new minimum wage of $6.00 per hour effective October 1, 2016.

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