Tag: Labor Commissioner Catherine Hendry

USDOL Sanctioned Bryan As Labor Commissioner Under De Jongh Costing Territory Thousands

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Albert Bryan, Jr., as the commissioner of the Virgin Islands Department of Labor was sanctioned by its federal counterpart for failing to meet certain minimum agreed-to standards of performance, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. A series of letters obtained exclusively by the V.I. Free Press under the […]

LABOR DEPARTMENT: Two-Thirds of All Unemployment Checks Went To St. Thomas After Hurricanes

CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– The commissioner of the Labor testified before the Senate Committee dealing with her department and said that unemployment and disaster assistance checks totaled $12,157,398 up until mid January 2018. The majority of the unemployment checks went to St. Thomas, with $7,150,271 worth for 6,682 applicants as of Jan. 17, 2018, Labor Commissioner […]

Body of 24-Year-Old Buccaneer Hotel Carpenter Found Washed Up On Shoys Beach After Going For A Swim On The Job

CHRISTIANSTED — A Buccaneer Hotel employee discovered the body of a 24-year-old man — missing since Friday — washed up on Shoys Beach about noon on Sunday. Jovere Williams, an employee of the Buccaneer Resort, apparently went for his customary swim on his break on Friday, but he did not return. “I have been crying, […]