Vermont Notices (Posting) laws & HR compliance analysis

Vermont Notices (Posting): What you need to know

Vermont requires that all employers post several notices in the workplace informing employees of their rights and obligations under various employment laws. The notices must be placed conspicuously and in enough places to be seen easily by employees as they enter and exit the workplace and, in some cases, where they can be seen by applicants for employment as well.
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Many required posters are available for download at http://labor.vermont.gov/publications.
Child labor. Employers with minor employees must post the number of working hours required each day, the number of hours actually worked, hours of beginning and ending work, and mealtime hours, for each minor employee (VT Stat. Tit. 21 Sec. 442).
Earned sick time. Effective January 1, 2017, state law requires all employers doing business or operating within the state to allow eligible employees to accrue and use earned sick time. (The law goes into effect January 1, 2018, for businesses that employ five or fewer full-time employees.) The required poster is available from the state Department of Labor. Additional information is available.
Family leave. Covered employers must post a notice informing employees of their rights and obligations under the Parental and Family Leave Law, including short-term family leave. Employers with 15 or more employees are covered by the family leave provisions; employers with 10 or more employees are covered by the parental leave provisions (VT Stat. Tit. 21 Sec. 472; Sec. 472a).
Safety and health. Employers must post Safety and Health Protection on the Job, an explanation of the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration (VOSHA), and its employee protections. Also, citations for violations ...

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