Minimum Wage, Maximum Considerations

The minimum wage debate is a hot-button issue that is not going away any time soon. With a president pushing Congress (with little success thus far) for a 39.3% increase in the federal minimum wage over two years and state legislatures and city councils taking their own action across the country, business leaders will need to keep their eyes and... Read More

Massachusetts Domestic Violence Leave Poster Update

Effective August 8, 2014 Massachusetts employers are required to inform employees of their right to unpaid leave under the Act Relative to Domestic Violence or ARDV. This law allows employees to take up to 15 days of unpaid leave in each rolling 12-month period to address issues directly related to abuse. Covered employees are those who have been victims of... Read More

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Vermont Minimum Wage Increase 2015

Vermont Minimum Wage Increase 2015

Effective January 1, 2015 the Vermont minimum wage increases to $9.15 per hour. The next schedule increase will occur in 2016, when the state’s lowest-paid workers will receive an increase to $9.60 per hour. The state minimum wage will increase in steps to $10.50 in 2018. Under a law passed in 2014, the VT minimum wage will increase to $10.00 in... Read More

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