Blog Posts from Labor & Employment

Attorney Gary Karnedy Receives ILR Certificate from Cornell University

Attorney Gary Karnedy Receives ILR Certificate from Cornell University

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.
Upcoming Event: Vermont Laws for Healthy & Inclusive Workplaces

Upcoming Event: Vermont Laws for Healthy & Inclusive Workplaces

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.
Attorney Christopher Bond Leads a Discussion on HR issues & Running a Business

Attorney Christopher Bond Leads a Discussion on HR issues & Running a Business

Jan 10, 2019
Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Education Series: Join attorney Chris Bond for a discussion about HR issues pertinent to running a business in 2019!
Workplace Harassment Seminar

Workplace Harassment Seminar

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.
Documenting Hours Worked Is Critical

Documenting Hours Worked Is Critical

Dec 03, 2018
NH District Court case serves as reminder to employers that documenting hours worked is critical.
Alexandra Clauss to Speak at VHRA Annual Meeting

Alexandra Clauss to Speak at VHRA Annual Meeting

Nov 09, 2018
The past legislative session included some new employment laws, and recent federal regulatory shifts meaning big changes for Vermont workplaces.
New Standards for Determining Joint-Employer Status

New Standards for Determining Joint-Employer Status

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.
Marijuana Legalization & the Workplace |  5 Tips for Employers

Marijuana Legalization & the Workplace | 5 Tips for Employers

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.
Vermont Employment Law Alert: Ban on Salary History Inquiries

Vermont Employment Law Alert: Ban on Salary History Inquiries

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.
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.