Two pieces of news provide a flicker of hope amid the doom and gloom.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, Virgin Islands, Aug. 12 -- The Governor of the Virgin Islands issued the following news release:
Commissioner Albert Bryan, Jr. would like to inform the general public that the department's Unemployment Insurance and Hearing & Appeal units will be closed to customers during mandatory professional development sessions being held from Thursday, August 14 and Friday, August 15, 2014. Select staff will be available to answer questions and phone calls. Unemployment insurance checks will be processed as mailed without interruption.
Calls to the department will be accepted and information is also available on the department's website at www.vidol.gov.
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