Topic: Labour, Trade and Business (including licenses) | Posted By: lstevens
Thursday, 3 December 2020 - 4:32pm
The Department of Labour and Workforce Development is reminding business owners that work permit applications submitted during the month of December must be accompanied by copies of the requisite 2021 Trade Licences
The Department of Labour and Workforce Development is informing employers that effective December 3, new Work Permit applications will no longer require the approval of the Honourable Minister for Labour prior to submission of applications.
The Government of the Virgin Islands is reminding employers to submit detailed information on persons they employed under the 1000 Jobs in 1000 Days Programme to be eligible for the 10 percent compensation of the total salaries paid.
As Minister for Labour, I took before the House of Assembly the Labour Code (Amendment) Act, 2020, on the 11th June, 2020 which extended the lay-off period from three months in total to a period not to exceed 31st October, 2020.