Minimum Wage Report Complete

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 - 4:45pm

Chairman of the Minimum Wage Advisory Committee, Mr. Simon Potter handed over the official document of the Territory’s Minimum Wage Report to Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering on Friday, July, 24, following the completion of its six month mandate.

Work Permit Reminder For Employers

Friday, 24 July 2015 - 5:15pm

The Labour Department is reminding all employers operating on the Festival Grounds during the upcoming BVI Emancipation Festival to apply for and obtain a work permit for any non-Belonger/non-BVIslander they desire to employ.  

Employers Reminded Of Job Vacancy Advertisement Format

Thursday, 23 July 2015 - 4:30pm

The Labour Department is reminding employers that the following information is required when advertising job vacancies in any of the local newspapers:

Work Permit Exemptions Ready For Collection

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 - 3:15pm

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour is informing 2014 applicants that Work Permit Exemptions (on the basis of residence of 20 years or more) are ready to be collected.... 

Reminder: All Invited To Exhibition - World Day For Safety & Health At Work

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 10:15am

The Health, Safety and Wellness Committee is inviting all persons to attend the Opening Ceremony and to view the exhibition for the observation of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, on Tuesday, April 28 at 9:30 a.m. in the Breezeway of the Central Administration Complex.

Virgin Gordians Come Out To Minimum Wage Meeting

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 3:30pm

Approximately thirty persons from the Virgin Gorda community came out and readily expressed their views at the public meeting on the review of the Minimum Wage on Wednesday, March 25 ....

Remarks By Minister For Education And Culture At The Launch Ceremony For The Apprenticeship Programme And Youth VI Website

Monday, 30 March 2015 - 4:15pm

A pleasant good morning to one and all.  Today I am delighted to have this occasion to deliver to the Territory’s youth additional opportunities provided by their government for their personal and professional advancement.  

Minimum Wage Advisory Committee Meets With Public

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 12:15pm

The Minimum Wage Advisory Committee mandated to investigate the working conditions of various professions and make recommendations to Government, will hold the first in a series of public meetings tomorrow.

All Invited To Public Meeting On Minimum Wage Review

Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 10:45am

The Minimum Wage Committee is inviting the public to attend a meeting to discuss the revision of the Territory’s Minimum Wages.

Public meetings will be held on Tortola at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall, on Wednesday March 18 at 7:00 p.m. and on Virgin Gorda at the Catholic Community Centre on Wednesday March 25, at 6:00 p.m.

The Committee seeks to convene meetings under the motto; “This is the time. Let your voice be heard.”

For more information concerning the Minimum Wage Committee persons can telephone 468-4732.

Labour Minister Represents BVI At International Labour Meeting

Thursday, 5 March 2015 - 9:45am

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering is in the Bahamas attending the Ninth International Labour Organisation Meeting of Caribbean Ministers.

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