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EDA and EDPC Staff to Receive Salary Increase; Ritz-Carlton Given Clearance to Charge Extra 7.5 Percent…

Linda Straker | November 24, 2021

All workers at the V.I. Economic Development Authority whose collective bargaining agent is the local chapter of United Steel Paper and Forestry Rubber Manufacturing Energy Allied Industrial, and Service Workers International Union are set to receive a salary increase. The governing board of the E.D.A., the V.I. Economic Development Bank, and V.I. Economic Development Park Corporation have agreed to increase staff salaries for the period October 2021 to September 2023. The decision was among the outcomes announced following an executive session of the Governing Board Decision Meeting held on Tuesday. The two-year collective bargaining agreement was negotiated between the E.D.A.’s and the union’s negotiating teams on September 30. Local Chapter 8249 membership ratified the agreement on October 20, and the authority was notified of the ratification…

Cane Bay Partners' David Johnson is Largest Shareholder…

Ernice Gilbert | November 24, 2021

St. Croix Energy, the fledgling company that won last week's bid for the Limetree Bay Refinery on St.…

Bryan to Give 190 Percent Effort for Refinery Restart,…

Ernice Gilbert | November 23, 2021

Governor Albert Bryan on Monday said the new owners of the Limetree Bay Refinery, namely St. Croix Energy…

DLCA to Start Enforcing Law Mandating Credit Card…

Ernice Gilbert | November 22, 2021

The Dept. of Licensing and Consumer Affairs on January 1, 2022 will commence enforcement of a law that…

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