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July 15th, 2020
'Laid-off' expatriates can stay in VI up to 6 months- Hon Wheatley

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) said only terminated expatriate workers are being asked to leave the Territory at this time; however, those who are laid-off will fall in an entirely different category, subject to different labour policies.

July 10th, 2020
Work permit renewals dependent on SSB & NHI payments- Hon Wheatley

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - With the aim of addressing local workforce and job loss issues that have aroused out of the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has announced new requirements for work permit renewals in the Virgin Islands (VI).

February 12th, 2020
More business ventures & jobs coming- Allison Petrus aka ‘Allie’

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has stated publicly that it will be throwing its full support behind businessman Allison Petrus aka ‘Allie’ and family to encourage them in their endeavour to undertake more business ventures in the Territory and ultimately creating employment.

January 15th, 2020
Locals still snubbed for jobs after understudying expats - SFC Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islanders are still not getting hired after understudying expats at local companies, even as legislation mandates the protection of locals employed in the Virgin Islands (VI) under that arrangement.

December 24th, 2019
'Underutilised' public servants may be rotated to other departments- SFC Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With in excess of 2500 public officers currently employed in the Public Service, according to Director of Human Resources (DHR) Michelle Donovan-Stevens, the Government may be looking to rotate employees who are not being 'fully utilised' in the system.

November 11th, 2019
BVI Belonger bringing touchless car wash, gas station to Fish Bay

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI- A touchless drive-thru car wash as well as a gas station, are being constructed at Fish Bay, next to International Motors, on Tortola.

October 18th, 2019
Rosewood Little Dix Bay agrees to hire 250 locals- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some 250 Virgin Islanders are expected to be employed by Rosewood Little Dix Bay Hotel and Resort in Virgin Gorda when it reopens early next year after closing since 2016 for renovations.

October 16th, 2019
'If these people are not working, they need to be deported'- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - As the conversation surrounding immigrants and employment in the Virgin Islands (VI) continues, the 'Honestly Speaking' radio show moderator and pastor, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, is calling for the deportation of unemployed expatriates residing in the territory, as a matter of priority.

October 9th, 2019
Men 'liming' on corners a possible 'social challenge' - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - ZBVI 780am 'Honestly Speaking' radio show moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline is calling for more monitoring of population as it relates to the high number of males "liming" under trees and at corners in various parts of the territory.

September 17th, 2019
200 complete job training boot camp

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Over 200 registrants under Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) 1000 Jobs in 1000 Days Programme, benefited from mandatory training under a workforce boot camp held at Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in Paraquita Bay, Tortola.

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