The number of subcontractors involved in ramping up the Limetree Bay Terminals operation on St. Croix is expected to plummet over the next couple of months as the refinery moves away from a construction phase and toward its commissioning and restart phases.

As such, the V.I. Labor Department recently completed compliance reviews of the plant to ensure labor laws were being followed, and that workers were properly informed of unemployment benefits and job-seeking assistance.