Blog Posts from Alexandra H. Clauss

Upcoming Event: Vermont Laws for Healthy & Inclusive Workplaces

Upcoming Event: Vermont Laws for Healthy & Inclusive Workplaces

Feb 04, 2019
On March 21, 2019 Alexandra Clauss will be conducting a workshop alongside attorneys Heather Wright and Ben Traverse as part of the 2019 Worksite Wellness Conference at the DoubleTree Hotel in South Burlington, VT.
Alexandra Clauss Appointed to CWEVT Advisory Board

Alexandra Clauss Appointed to CWEVT Advisory Board

Jan 23, 2019
Last week, attorney and shareholder Alexandra Clauss was officially appointed to The Center for Women & Enterprise Vermont (CWEVT) Advisory Board.
Workplace Harassment Seminar

Workplace Harassment Seminar

Dec 10, 2018
Over the past year, sexual harassment has commanded the headlines across the country. Join us for a workplace harassment seminar presented by Alexandra Clauss, Esq.
Alexandra Clauss to Speak at VHRA Annual Meeting

Alexandra Clauss to Speak at VHRA Annual Meeting

Nov 09, 2018
The past legislative session included some new employment laws, and recent federal regulatory shifts meaning big changes for Vermont workplaces.
Marijuana Legalization & the Workplace |  5 Tips for Employers

Marijuana Legalization & the Workplace | 5 Tips for Employers

Jun 20, 2018
Vermont recently joined a growing number of states that have legalized the recreational use of marijuana. Vermont’s law, among other things, eliminates penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marijuana and two mature and four immature marijuana plants for a person who is 21 years of age or older.
Sexual Harassment Dos and Don'ts

Sexual Harassment Dos and Don'ts

Nov 02, 2017
Employment law attorney, Alexandra Clauss, was recently published in Vermont Business Magazine. Her article, 'Dos and Don’ts' in response to workplace sexual harassment claims, defines sexual harassment and provides helpful tips for handling claims in the workplace.
2017 Shareholder Announcement & New Burlington Office

2017 Shareholder Announcement & New Burlington Office

Feb 06, 2017
Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC, one of New England’s leading law firms announced the recent appointment of nine new shareholders in its VT and NH offices as well as the relocation to a new office space in Burlington, VT.
Alexandra Clauss

Vermont “Bans the Box”

Aug 26, 2016
Most employers will be prohibited from asking about an individual’s criminal history record on initial employment applications after July 1, 2017, the date Vermont’s “ban the box” statute takes effect.
Alexandra Clauss

Minimum Salary for Exempt Employees Doubles

May 18, 2016
President Obama announced this morning that effective December 1, 2016, the new minimum salary level for executive, administrative, and professional employee exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act will be $913 per week or $47,476 per year
Winter 2016 Employment Law Update

Winter 2016 Employment Law Update

Jan 01, 2016
We create on a semi-annual basis a newsletter containing some of the most recent developments in Vermont case law and a discussion of what it means for our clients. See our most recent newsletter, below: