Vermont Poster Changes

New Minimum Wage Update
The Vermont Department of Labor has released an update to the minimum wage poster to reflect an increase to the state's minimum wage. The minimum wage will increase from $8.73 an hour to $9.15 an hour effective January 1, 2015, $9.60 on January 1, 2016, $10.00 on January 1, 2017, and $10.50 on January 1, 2018. The basic wage rate for service and tipped employees also increased to $4.58 an hour, with a maximum tip credit allowance of $4.57 an hour effective January 1, 2015.
Effective Date: January 1, 2017

Workers' Compensation Update
Vermont has released a new "Employers Reinstatement Liability" notice. The new notice is completely reformatted and includes new information. Among the changes are the altering of the title from "Employers Reinstatement Liability" to "Workers' Compensation Reinstatement Rights." Also, added is the clarification that the law applies to all employers who employ 10 or more employees of whom at least 10 work more than 15 hours a week. New address and email contact information for the Workers’ Compensation Division was added as well.
Effective Date: May 2015

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