Our Blog – Burlington VT
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
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.
FTC Proposes New Rule to Bar Non-compete Agreements in Employment Contracts
Jan 17, 2023
On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that it was proposing a new rule that has far-sweeping implications for the economy and labor market. The proposed rule would ban non-compete clauses in employment contracts.
Anne Cramer Retires After 40 Years
Dec 11, 2022
Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC announces the retirement of Anne Cramer from its law practice, effective December 31, 2022.
ADA Does Not Require An Employer To Provide An Interpreter To An Applicant Who Is Not Otherwise Qualified for The Position
Nov 11, 2022
Vermont’s federal appeals court, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, recently ruled that an applicant must first be qualified for a prospective job position before the employer is required to provide reasonable accommodations in the hiring process.
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.
President's Column: Listen to be Heard
Oct 22, 2019
Vermont Bar Journal Fall 2019 President's Column, Listen to be Heard. Gary F. Franklin, Esq.
Vermont Estate Tax Update
Jun 27, 2019
Vermont Department of Taxes imposes an estate tax on the transfer of Vermont estates of decedents dying while a resident of Vermont. Currently, Vermont law provides for a $2,750,000 exemption from an estate tax.
Congratulations! Your Child Just Turned 18...
Jun 05, 2019
Congratulations! Your child just turned 18, they are an "adult" now, or at least in the eyes of the law. Don't let them leave the nest without asking them to sign two critical estate planning documents.
Captive Insurers’ Court Losses May End Tax Planning Method
May 06, 2019
Internal Revenue Service enforcement actions against in-house insurers that elect not to pay tax on premiums.