Orientation Sessions Suspended Until Further Notice

Sunday, 3 May 2020 - 6:21pm

Businesses in the Territory are notified that the orientation sessions conducted for employers and employees by the Immigration Department and the Department of Labour and Workforce Development  are suspended until further notice.   

In the interim, hand-outs and the use of technology will be utilised to aid employers and employees with the requirements and rules of both departments.

Statement By The Honourable Vincent Wheatley On The Department Of Labour & Workforce Development And Immigration Department

Sunday, 3 May 2020 - 5:35pm

Good day to the people of these beautiful Virgin Islands.  I greet you in the midst of this global Pandemic which has taken us into what the Premier has termed the “New Regular” where we have to adapt, live and work with COVID-19.  Today, I make this statement as the Minister for responsible for Labour and Immigration matters.

Colección Y Deposito De Permisos De Trabajo Para Renovar

Thursday, 30 April 2020 - 6:30pm

Los empleados con citas programadas que son empleados de negocios que figuran en el registro aprobado de empresas gubernamentales, podrán recoger sus permisos de trabajo cuando el Departamento de Trabajo y Desarrollo de la Fuerza Laboral vuelva a abrir el lunes 4 de mayo.

Collection And Submission Of Renewal Work Permits

Thursday, 30 April 2020 - 5:14pm

Employees with scheduled appointments who are employed by employers listed on the approved register of Government businesses, will be allowed to collect their work permits when the Department of Labour and Workforce Development re-opens on Monday, May 4.

Contact Labour And Immigration Departments With Inquiries

Wednesday, 29 April 2020 - 2:12pm

The public is invited to contact the Department of Labour and Workforce Development as well as the Immigration Department with their questions and concerns.

Covid-19 Workforce Assessment Guidelines

Friday, 17 April 2020 - 5:14pm

Employers are notified that the following information should be included when submitting their assessment of their business in light of the COVID-19 pandemic:

COVID-19 Workforce Assessment Reminder

Tuesday, 14 April 2020 - 1:31pm

Employers are reminded to provide the following information to the Department of Labour and Workforce Development and the Immigration Department to adequately assess the Territory's workforce needs:

Employers Urged To Adhere To Sections 53 And 54 Of Labour Code

Thursday, 9 April 2020 - 4:32pm

The Department of Labour and Workforce Development is reminding employers of Sections 53 and 54 of the British Virgin Islands Labour Code, in relation to payment to employees on public holidays.

Employers Urged To Adhere To Sections 53 And 54 Of Labour Code

Thursday, 9 April 2020 - 4:24pm

Employers in the Territory are notified that essential employees who have been assigned to work during the upcoming holidays, Good Friday and Easter Monday, are to be paid in accordance with Sections 53 and 54 of the Labour Code.

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