Blog Posts from Labor & Employment

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Employment Law Team Named Best in Vermont

Apr 04, 2024
Vermont Business Magazine named Primmer as the Best Employment Law Team in Vermont for 2024 for the third year in a row
Top 10 Reasons Employers Need an Employee Handbook

Top 10 Reasons Employers Need an Employee Handbook

Jan 05, 2024
Top 10 Reasons Employers Need an Employee Handbook. Make it Your New Year’s Resolution to Adopt an Employee Handbook or Update Your Existing Handbook for Workplace Success
2024 Shareholder Announcement: John H. Wallace

2024 Shareholder Announcement: John H. Wallace

Jan 01, 2024
Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer is pleased to announce  John H. Wallace was elected as a shareholder of the firm, effective January 1, 2024.
Shireen Hart Named to Board of Directors of Vermont Chamber of Commerce

Shireen Hart Named to Board of Directors of Vermont Chamber of Commerce

Oct 05, 2023
The Vermont Chamber of Commerce recently voted in six new board members, including attorney Shireen Hart with Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer. Shireen maintains a thriving healthcare and employment law practice in Vermont.
Mark Scribner, Award for Business Today

Primmer Adds Two New Associates to the Burlington Team

Sep 08, 2023
Madison P. Prokott and Hannah J. Lebel joined Primmer’s litigation team in August, 2023.
Mark Scribner, Award for Business Today

Primmer Attorneys Named 'Best' in America for Forty Consecutive Years

Aug 18, 2023
Since 1983, Primmer attorneys have been recognized as the Best Lawyers in America. For the past 40 years, the law firm of Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer has had attorneys named on the Best Lawyers in America list.
The U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies the Meaning of “Undue Hardship” For Religious Accommodations under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

The U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies the Meaning of “Undue Hardship” For Religious Accommodations under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Jul 28, 2023
In short, the Groff decision changed the legal landscape, making it more difficult for employers to deny requests religious accommodations. A de minimis increase in costs no longer constitutes an undue hardship and employers will need to accommodate requests unless there are “substantial increased costs in relation to the conduct of its particular business.”
City of Burlington Vermont Best Places to Work

Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer Named as Best Place to Work 2023

Mar 17, 2023
Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC is thrilled to announce that they have again been named as Best Place to Work in Vermont for 2023.
U.S. Supreme Court Rules That in Certain Circumstances, the Fair Labor Standards Act Requires Overtime Pay Even for Employees Making Over $200,000 Annually

U.S. Supreme Court Rules That in Certain Circumstances, the Fair Labor Standards Act Requires Overtime Pay Even for Employees Making Over $200,000 Annually

Mar 10, 2023
On February 22, 2023 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that in some cases, even already highly compensated employees are required by law to receive overtime pay.
Vermont Legislature Considers Expanding Paid Leave

Vermont Legislature Considers Expanding Paid Leave

Feb 01, 2023
The Vermont House of Representatives recently introduced H66, a bill that would create a twelve week per year fully paid family medical leave insurance program.