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NEW ACTING V.I. COMMISSIONER OF LABOR AVRIL E. GEORGE CHRISTIANSTED — Averil George has been named Acting Commissioner of the Virgin Islands Department of Labor effective Monday, June 25. George, who currently serves as the Assistant Director of the Division of Personnel, replaces outgoing Labor Commissioner Catherine Hendry. Hendry submitted

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — McCormack Baron Salazar faces long delays in completing a 100-unit affordable-housing project here because the Big Island was hard hit by Hurricane Maria. But it’s up in the air whether the St. Louis developer’s insurance will cover it for these delays. If they were caused by

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OSHA inspector at a job site CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Occupational Health and Safety (VIDOSH) failed to issue citations in a “timely manner” and “the majority of case files are closed incorrectly,” according to a damning report by the U.S. Department of Labor obtained by the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Two months from now the minimum wage in the territory will be nearly one dollar higher. The current minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, but that is going to change soon. Labor Commissioner Catherine Hendry said today that the new rate of $8.35 per hour goes into effect

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                      Gov. Kenneth Mapp WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Virgin Islands has the third-highest unemployment rate in the country, trailing only Puerto Rico and New Jersey, which held down the top two spots, according to the latest U.S. Department of Labor statistics. The Labor Department said today that the firing rate,

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