Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour
Department of Labour and Workforce Development
Release Date:
Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 4:15pm

The Labour Department is informing the public that commencing November 19, new work permit employees will be required to complete a mandatory orientation prior to issuance of the work permit card. 

The purpose of the orientation is to familiarise employees with the 2010 Labour Code and other matters related to employment in the Virgin Islands. Sessions for employees will be held on Thursdays and Fridays at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at the Labour Department.

An orientation for employers will also be conducted.  Detailed information on the sessions for employers will be announced at a later date. 

For more information, please contact the Labour Department at 468-4707. 


Sheriece T. Smith

Information Officer II 
Dept. of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468- 2740
Email:    shersmith@gov.vg