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October 4th, 2023
Gov’t offices to ‘resume normal operations’ tomorrow Oct 5

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Asked to stay home today due to the impact of Tropical Storm Philippe, public officers have been told they must return to work tomorrow, Thursday, October 5, 2023.

December 7th, 2022
Montserrat’s civil servants plan public protest for pay increase tomorrow

BRADES, Montserrat- Public servants in Monserrat have been called to engage in a public demonstration in protest of the non-commitment of the government to approve a salary increase.

December 1st, 2022
‘Absolutely no credibility’ to reports of cutting Civil Service- David D. Archer Jr

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- It has long been a talk that the United Kingdom (UK) has been pressuring the Government of the Virgin Islands to reduce the number of persons employed in the Public Service, especially since a significant percent of the National Budget goes towards employee remuneration.

October 4th, 2021
CoI slammed for making unreasonable demands of ministers & public servants

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The United Kingdom (UK) sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI) continues to face criticisms of unfair practices and trying to cast a negative light on the Government of the Virgin Islands, while seemingly ignoring ‘illuminating’ information provided to it.

July 21st, 2021
Vaccination numbers among civil servants, law enforcement officers 'too low'- DG Archer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr said while the Virgin Islands has recorded just over 26,000 people taking their first and second COVID-19 jabs, the figures are still too low in the law enforcement agencies and among public officers.

February 9th, 2021
Gov't to review public officers salaries with aim to pay 'what they are worth'

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- “We have ordered a revision of the salary of every public officer. People have to start to be paid what they are worth,” said Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) today, February 9, 2021.

December 17th, 2020
'Not right' that persons made to act for many years in public service- Hon Rymer

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) has pledged to lobby for the regularisation of long-standing appointments within the public service.

March 20th, 2020
Public Servants eligible for ‘pandemic leave’ – Michelle Donovan-Stevens

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Due to the closure of all schools Territory-wide, parents who have no support system for their children and have exhausted all other means are eligible for pandemic leave, Director of Human Resources for the Government of the Virgin Islands, Michelle Donovan-Stevens has said.

January 28th, 2020
‘You can’t show up on a job, do nothing & expect to get pay’- Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- “You can’t expect a company to hire you, you show up at 8:30, you leave at 4:30, you have done nothing but you are demanding pay. As a public service too you have to bring productivity back to the workforce,” were the stern words of Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9).

November 15th, 2019
70 Public Officers honoured for years of service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Seventy Public Officers were recognised for their years of service at a Retirees Dinner held in their honour on November 2, 2019.

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