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.

Senior Labour Officer

Role Summary

The successful applicant will oversee the daily operations of the Unit and ensure that work permits are processed.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Unit through management of daily operations for work permit applications, to include:

a. Review all work permit applications for final screening to ensure completion of applications and supporting documents

“Increasing the Territory’s Minimum Wage”

Monday, 4 July 2016 - 8:10am

In October of 2015, Cabinet reviewed and accepted the Minimum Wage Advisory Committee Report on the proposed new minimum wage; this report was subsequently tabled at the House of Assembly on 2nd November, 2015. The Attorney General was thereafter requested to draft the legal documentation to formally bring this minimum wage into force which will take effect on 1st October, 2016. 

Public Invited To Listen To Update On Territory's Minimum Wage

Thursday, 30 June 2016 - 5:19pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering, will give an update on the status of the Territory's minimum wage .........

48 Businesses Provide Jobs For 112 Little Dix Bay Workers

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 - 5:20pm

One hundred and twelve employees from the Little Dix Bay Resort have received employment following the closure of the facility for renovations on May 1.

Reminder - Labour Department Temporarily Relocated

Tuesday, 21 June 2016 - 3:00pm

The public is reminded that the Work Permit Processing and Job Placement Units in the Labour Department located in the Ashley Ritter Building have been temporarily relocated to the second floor of the building. These adjustments were made following the flooding incident that occurred on April 13.

Full Operations Resume At Labour Department

Friday, 22 April 2016 - 12:30pm

The public is notified that the Labour Department has resumed full operation of their services today Friday, April 22 .....

Work Permit Orientation Rescheduled To April 28

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 - 5:30pm

The Labour Department is informing persons that the Orientation Session for new employees previously scheduled for Friday, April 22 .....

Labour Department Temporarily Relocates Due To Flooding

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 - 5:15pm

The Labour Department housed in the Ashley Ritter Building has temporarily relocated to Conference Room number two in the Central Administration Complex, until further notice, following flooding and damage to the offices and equipment.

Departments Of Labour And Internal Audit Closed Until Further Notice

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 - 12:00pm

The departments of Labour and Internal Audit housed in the Ashley Ritter Building are currently closed to the public until further notice.....