Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Vermont?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related Vermont laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.


Law* Covered Employers**
Clean Indoor Air Act All employers whose worksite is a place of public access
Fair Employment Practices Act (FEP Act) All employers
Genetic Testing Law All employers
Notice of Potential Layoffs (mini-WARN) Act Employers with 50 or more employees
Parental and Family Leave Act Employers with 10 or more employees, for parental leave; employers with 15 or more employees, for family leave
Smoking in the Workplace Law All employers with enclosed workspaces
Social Security Number Protection Act All employers
Vermont Continuation Coverage Law All employers
Vermont Medical Marijuana Law All employers
Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Act All employers
Vermont Polygraph Protection Act All employers
Vermont State Labor Relations Act Employers with at least five employees not covered by the National Labor Relations Act of the Railway Labor Act
Vermont Unemployment Compensation Law All employers
Vermont Workers' Compensation Act All employers

*Laws link to primary coverage on XpertHR.com; the law may be addressed in other places on XpertHR.com as well.

**Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.