Blog Posts from Labor & Employment

COVID-19 Vaccination in the Workplace Forum

COVID-19 Vaccination in the Workplace Forum

Apr 19, 2021
On Thursday, April 29, from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center hosts a forum regarding COVID-19 Vaccination in the Workplace. Are you considering requiring or encouraging workers to get the vaccine? Are you wondering, can this legally happen? What's allowed, and what are the limits? What are the HR and legal challenges?
2021 in the Workplace: COVID and Beyond

2021 in the Workplace: COVID and Beyond

Apr 14, 2021
On Thursday, April 29, 2021 Alexandra Clauss and Sarah Butson will present at the Green Mountain Human Resources Association Meeting.
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.
Employment Law Considerations for Startups and Growing Business

Employment Law Considerations for Startups and Growing Business

Feb 24, 2021
Join Alexandra Clauss for a workshop with the Centers for Women in Enterprise VT to explore the numerous employment laws and human resources considerations relevant to startups and growing businesses.
Welcome Associate Attorneys Sarah Butson and Mary Elizabeth Platt

Welcome Associate Attorneys Sarah Butson and Mary Elizabeth Platt

Feb 12, 2021
We are expanding our employment law and healthcare practices with two new associates, Sarah Butson and Mary Elizabeth Platt. Mary Beth and Sarah will work with their teams at our Burlington, Vermont office.
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.
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.
Webinar: FFCRA Update & FAQs

Webinar: FFCRA Update & FAQs

Aug 24, 2020
Join the Lake Champlain Chamber and employment attorney Alexandra Clauss for a conversation around the decisions and other FFCRA FAQs.