Employer Liability: Vermont
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Susan Borowski, Reliable Writing Services
- Labor law for private sector employers is governed by the State Labor Relations Act, which lists employer unfair labor practices. See Unfair Labor Practices.
- The penalties for committing unfair labor practices include reinstatement and back pay for employees. See Unfair Labor Practices.
- Employers are subject to liability including punitive damages for taking adverse action against an employee who files a complaint of discriminatory acts or practices on the part of the employer. See Other Unlawful Practices.