Assessment Of Workforce – Covid-19

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 - 11:17am

Business owners/employers and managers whose businesses have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, are asked to provide the following information to the Department of Labour and Workforce Development and the Immigration Department to adequately assess the workforce needs in the Territory:

Statement by Honourable Wheatley on Labour and Immigration Preparations For COVID-19

Thursday, 19 March 2020 - 5:50pm

By now we are all aware that the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared there is a global pandemic—the COVID-19. This form of the Coronavirus is affecting lives, communities, and the world economy.

Watch Now: The Launching Ceremony For Employer Orientation Sessions

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 - 5:19pm

The public is invited to view the video of the launch of the Employer Orientation sessions that took place on Tuesday March 17

Department Of Labour’s Reform Process Lauded

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 - 1:23pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley has commended the Department of Labour and Workforce Development for its reform process which he said has dramatically improved services offered to the public.

Statement by Honourable Vincent Wheatley - Labour Update

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 - 12:49pm

Mister Speaker, in our quest to create a labour market that is conducive to economic growth, investment and employment creation and one that will be characterised by improved skills, equity, sound labour relations, and due respect to those who help to create economic opportunities, the Department of Labour and Workforce Development will be embarking on a number of projects this year.

Orientation Sessions For Employers Begin In March

Monday, 24 February 2020 - 1:38pm

The Department of Labour and Workforce Development’s long awaited Employer Orientation will be launched next month.

Department Of Labour And Workforce Development Closure

Thursday, 16 January 2020 - 5:31pm

The public is notified that the Department of Labour and Workforce Development’s office on Tortola will be closed on Friday, January 31 at 11:00 a.m....

Ministry Of Natural Resources Resumes Full Hours

Monday, 16 September 2019 - 3:22pm

The public is notified that the Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration has returned to full working hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Work Permit Exemption Policy Has Been Revised

Tuesday, 3 September 2019 - 5:14pm

The public is informed of the revised Work Permit Exemption policy categories and fees that apply to them respectively.

Statement By Premier Fahie On Immigration and Labour Reform: Phase 1

Monday, 22 July 2019 - 10:38am

Just about seven weeks ago, the House of Assembly passed the Immigration and Passports (Amendment) Act 2019, clearing the way for the commencement of the first phase of government’s programme to reform the laws, policies and systems that regulate immigration and labour in the Virgin Islands.

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