Blog Posts from COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Vaccine Policy Considerations for Employers and HR Professionals

COVID-19 Vaccine Policy Considerations for Employers and HR Professionals

Mar 12, 2021
In December, we saw the vaccine rollout begin in the U.S. and abroad, which inevitably led to a flood of questions about the best practices regarding mandatory vaccine policies. In this post is a list of considerations for employers and HR professionals who are contemplating a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy for their workplace.
Updated OSHA COVID-19 Protocols

Updated OSHA COVID-19 Protocols

Mar 08, 2021
The Secretary of Labor has reviewed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) enforcement efforts to improve the agency’s practices. As a result of this order, on January 29, 2021, OSHA issued updated COVID-19 protocol.
What HR Professionals Need to Know About Developing A COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

What HR Professionals Need to Know About Developing A COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

Jan 21, 2021
On Thursday, January 28th, the Green Mountain Human Resources Association will host a webinar with employment attorney Alexandra Clauss.
From the Vermont State House | 11.13

From the Vermont State House | 11.13

Nov 13, 2020
Today, Governor Scott issued stringent new restrictions to in-person interactions after a week of record highs in Vermont's COVID testing results.
From the Vermont State House | 11.10

From the Vermont State House | 11.10

Nov 10, 2020
With cases spiking nationwide and increasing precipitously in New England, the Scott Administration suspended their quarantine travel map today and replaced it with a hard quarantine requirement for all nonessential travel in and out of Vermont.
From the Vermont State House | 10.23

From the Vermont State House | 10.23

Oct 23, 2020
This update provides an overview of two state grants that become available the week of October 26, 2020.
From the Vermont State House | 10.16

From the Vermont State House | 10.16

Oct 16, 2020
From the Governor and Administration Governor Scott again warned Vermonters to remain vigilant against COVID-19 as the state’s numbers ticked upward. He extended the state of emergency enacted in March…
FFCRA Update: Aspects of the Final Rule Vacated by Federal Court

FFCRA Update: Aspects of the Final Rule Vacated by Federal Court

Sep 22, 2020
On September 11, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division issued revisions to regulations that implemented the paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave provisions of the FFCRA.
WATCH: FFCRA Update & FAQs

WATCH: FFCRA Update & FAQs

Aug 28, 2020
On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, attorney Alexandra Clauss connected with Austin Davis of the Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce to discuss the recently vacated provisions of the U.S. Department of Labor’s FFCRA.
VT & NH Litigation During COVID-19

VT & NH Litigation During COVID-19

Aug 27, 2020
Like most businesses relying on in-person interaction, the coronavirus has also disrupted both the state and federal court systems. In March, a series of orders closed the courts for most hearings and extended deadlines or statutes of limitations.