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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.

July 2nd, 2019
Karyn O.E. Alexander Hon Vincent O. Wheatley’s Social Media Accounts Manager

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Young entrepreneur and social commentator Ms Karyn O.E. Alexander has joined the Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration as Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley’s (R9) Social Media Accounts Manager.

May 18th, 2019
Cruise Lines commit to 1000 Jobs Initiative - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following the launch postponement of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) 1000 Jobs in 1000 Days initiative on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has assured that the programme is still on track and revealed that several major companies are already lined up for the government partnership.

May 14th, 2019
‘1000 Jobs in 1000 Days’ launch postponed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The launch of the 1000 Jobs in 1000 Days initiative, scheduled for today, May 14, 2019, has been postponed.

March 5th, 2019
Employers must notify NHI when terminating staff

Road Town, Tortola, VI – The National Health Insurance of the Virgin Islands (NHI) is advising all employers to notify NHI of the termination of an employee within seven (7) days.

March 2nd, 2018
'Why are expatriates being asked to leave?'- Hon Fahie to Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –“ If persons that are here are leaving because they have completed their task and they are looking work and then told that they don’t have work now based on how things went with Irma and they have been here for years and we know them. Why are we bringing in more than we put out to come to get work, isn’t something wrong with that formula?”

June 13th, 2017
‘Success doesn’t come by sitting & wishing’- C. Micheal Thomas

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "Success doesn’t come by sitting and wishing that it happens. It is something that you have to want for yourself. It's not an entitlement.” These are words of one of the largest employers in the Territory, Mr C. Micheal Thomas, Managing Director of Clarence Thomas Limited (CTL).

June 13th, 2017
Take ‘a serious look’ @ how work permits are issued- Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Sixth District Representative Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines made a very firm representation in the Seventh Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) on Tuesday June 6, 2017, calling on Government to “take a serious look at how work permits are being issued” in the Virgin Islands.

May 15th, 2017
'We want our jobs back' - sacked Little Dix Bay workers

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - A number of workers who were given marching orders when Rosewood Little Dix Hotel and Resort closed a year ago have indicated that they want to return to the company.

April 20th, 2017
Hons Fahie & Christian speak up for VIslanders; Hire them!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has spoken out about the treatment of locals when it comes to being hired in the Territory, as we build the Virgin Islands.

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