All Items: Vermont

  • Vermont Requires Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

    May 22, 2018

    Beginning July 1, 2018, single-user restrooms in public buildings or places of public accommodation, including workplaces, must be available for use by persons of any gender.

  • Vermont Joins Salary History Inquiry Ban Trend

    May 14, 2018

    Vermont has become the latest state to enact a salary history question ban as Governor Phil Scott has signed a law prohibiting employers from asking such questions. The law aims to reduce the wage gap between men and women.

  • Vermont Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

    January 26, 2018

    Vermont has become the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana with Governor Phil Scott signing a law earlier this week.

  • HR Compliance Changes Take Effect July 1; Trends Include Minimum Wage, Military Leave and Payroll Updates

    June 21, 2016

    HR departments should get ready now to comply with a wide variety of employment law requirements that are changing on July 1. Depending on the employer's presence in various jurisdictions, a number of workplace practices may be affected by legislative changes, ranging from employment contracts to payroll.

  • Vermont Becomes 8th State to Ban the Box for Private Employers

    May 9, 2016

    Vermont has become the 8th state to pass a law banning private employers from including a criminal history box on job applications. Governor Peter Shumlin signed the measure on May 3, just one week after President Barack Obama directed federal agencies to adopt ban the box hiring practices.

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