Blog Posts from Labor & Employment

Key Takeaways from 8 Years of Service to the  Vermont Labor Relations Board

Key Takeaways from 8 Years of Service to the Vermont Labor Relations Board

May 15, 2018
After eight years serving on the Vermont Labor Relations Board (“VLRB”) (three as Chair), I stepped down last year to expand our Firm’s ability to advise clients on labor issues, and to represent them before the Board.
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.
Alexa Clauss to present during Vermont Society of CPAs annual meeting

Alexa Clauss to present during Vermont Society of CPAs annual meeting

Jun 15, 2017
Alexa Clauss will be a presenter on May 11, 2017 at the Vermont Society of Certified Public Accountants on employment issues affecting Vermont companies. The event will take place at the Hampton Inn in…
Gary Karnedy presented at the Essentials of Employment Law seminar

Gary Karnedy presented at the Essentials of Employment Law seminar

Feb 02, 2017
Gary Karnedy presented at the Essentials of Employment Law seminar hosted by Sterling education on Thursday, January 26, at the Hilton Hotel; Burlington, VT.
Gary Karnedy Presented at Essentials of Employment Law Seminar

Gary Karnedy Presented at Essentials of Employment Law Seminar

Jan 02, 2017
Gary Karnedy presented at the Essentials of Employment Law seminar hosted by Sterling education on Thursday, January 26, at the Hilton Hotel; Burlington, VT. The seminar took a look a different aspects of of the changing landscape in Employment Law.
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
Employment Law Bulletin - H.187

Employment Law Bulletin - H.187

Feb 22, 2016
The Vermont Senate grappled this week with the paid sick leave bill, and it is not clear what exact employer requirements will have the votes to pass both Chambers in this Session. Governor Shumlin has indicated his willingness to sign a bill.
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:
Gary F. Karnedy Re-Appointed as Chair of the Vermont Labor Relations Board

Gary F. Karnedy Re-Appointed as Chair of the Vermont Labor Relations Board

Oct 22, 2015
Gary Karnedy was first appointed to the Labor Relations Board in August 2009 and made Chair September 27, 2014.