As mandated by the Vermont Department of Taxes, employers that are required to provide unemployment insurance coverage must use Vermont Form HC-1, Health Care Fund Contribution Assessment, to determine if a quarterly health care contribution is due.
As mandated by the Vermont Department of Taxes, employers that are required to provide unemployment insurance coverage must receive a completed Vermont Form HC-2, Declaration of Health Care Coverage, from all employees annually.
Handbook statements have been added to the Vermont and Washington employee handbooks as a result of paid sick and safe leave laws, effective January 1, 2017.
Vermont employers seeking to emphasize compliance with, and educate their workforces about this law, should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.
Updated policy and guidance to reflect the prohibition on the possession of lighted tobacco products and the use of tobacco substitutes in the workplace, effective July 1, 2016.
In-depth review of the spectrum of Vermont employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to USERRA.
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.
A round-up of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Vermont employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.