News & Events – Labor & Employment
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.
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.
Sep 08, 2023
Madison P. Prokott and Hannah J. Lebel joined Primmer’s litigation team in August, 2023.
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.
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.
Jan 05, 2023
Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer is pleased to announce Molly N. Bucci, Jeremy S. Grant and Ryan M. Long were elected shareholders of the firm, effective January 1, 2023.
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.
Jun 15, 2022
The firm Primmer, Piper, Eggleston & Cramer is pleased to announce that Attorneys Alexandra Edelman and Ryan Long successfully moved to dismiss an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed by creditors against Koffee Kup Bakery, Inc. The success was highlighted in a May issue of the ABI Journal, the publication of the American Bankruptcy Institute.
May 24, 2022
The firm Primmer, Piper, Eggleston & Cramer is pleased to announce that it secured a significant victory before the Vermont Supreme Court for one of its bank clients against a former employee claiming unpaid overtime wages. In a lengthy and robust decision, the Supreme Court noted that the question presented on appeal “appears to be a matter of national first impression.” In closely examining the overtime requirements set forth in the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act, followed by the State of Vermont, the Supreme Court agreed with the lower court’s conclusion that the bank’s method for calculating commissions that included deductions for wages already paid complied with the law so long as it met the minimum wage and overtime thresholds.
Jan 26, 2022
Are you confused by your employer obligations to provide your employees with time off? What happens when an employee misses time for a work-related injury, or when FMLA is used up? Are my remote employees working in other states entitled to the same leaves as my Vermont employees? When is a personal leave of absence appropriate? How does the ADA factor in? Join us for an opportunity to learn or fine-tune your understanding of the interaction between statutory leaves and your own organizational leave policies. This session will provide you with the tools to strategically evaluate your leave practices for compliance and alignment with your company culture, and to appropriately discern and respond to workplace leave situations.