Blog Posts from Labor & Employment
Mar 14, 2020
Today, many employers and human resources professionals are finding themselves in uncharted territory as the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been declared a national emergency and continues to impact communities around the world.
Apr 16, 2019
Congratulations to Gary Karnedy, Esq. for successfully earning the Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations (IRL) Certificate in Labor Relations - Advanced Collective Bargaining Studies.
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.
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.
Dec 03, 2018
NH District Court case serves as reminder to employers that documenting hours worked is critical.
Nov 09, 2018
The past legislative session included some new employment laws, and recent federal regulatory shifts meaning big changes for Vermont workplaces.
Oct 08, 2018
On September 14, 2018, The National Labor Relations Board (the Board) issued a proposed regulation to establish the standard for determining whether two “employers” are joint employers of a group of employees under the National Labor Relations Act. The Rule can be found on the Federal Register website.
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.
May 29, 2018
Vermont employers take note: New legislation (H.294) signed into law by Governor Scott on May 11, 2018, will prohibit employers from making inquiries into a job applicant’s salary history.
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.