Labour Department Holiday Payment Guidelines

Wednesday, 31 March 2021 - 11:56am

The Department of Labour and Workforce Development is reminding employers that employees who have been assigned to work during the upcoming holidays including Good Friday and Easter Monday, are to be paid in the prescribed manner.

Labour Department Holiday Payment Guidelines

Wednesday, 31 March 2021 - 11:51am

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

Message From Minister Of Natural Resources, Labour And Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley On The Passing Of Mr. Petr Kellner

Tuesday, 30 March 2021 - 9:48am

Good day everyone.

I am extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Mr. Petr Kellner. Mr. Kellner was a very private individual but his love for these Virgin Islands, especially Virgin Gorda, was well known. This love shown was manifested following the devastating hurricanes of 2017 when he jumpstarted recovery efforts by making funds available to start the clean-up process.

Labour Arbitration Tribunal Clears Backlogged Matters

Thursday, 25 March 2021 - 4:01pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley has praised the Labour Arbitration Tribunal for its work in clearing the backlog of matters, some dating as far back as 2015.

Submission Of Applications For Work Permit Exemptions On Hold

Monday, 22 March 2021 - 9:29am

The public is notified that the submission of applications for work permit exemption is currently on hold. 

Government To Meet With Business Owners On Virgin Gorda

Thursday, 18 March 2021 - 7:03pm

Virgin Gorda business owners are invited to a public meeting today, March 18 at the Village Café at 6:00 p.m. to discuss matters concerning their community.

Statement By The Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley Minister For Natural Resources, Labour & Immigration: Update On The Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease

Wednesday, 10 March 2021 - 6:24pm

Mister Speaker, thank you for allowing me to give an update on the Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD).

Employee Lay-Off Period Over, Severance Pay Due

Wednesday, 10 March 2021 - 5:50pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley has said that the lay-off period for employees is over and that their severance compensation is due.

Statement By The Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley Minister For Natural Resources, Labour & Immigration On Extension Of Lay-Off Period Comes To An End

Wednesday, 10 March 2021 - 5:40pm

Mister Speaker, I thank you for the opportunity again to address this Honourable House and the people of this Territory. Today, I want to give an update on the lay-off period and severance pay matters for employers and employees of businesses in these Islands.

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