• Latest news and analysis of key state and federal issues

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  • New Chemical Regulations Under Review

  • Reducing Electricity Costs for Manufacturers

  • Reforming Classification of Employees and Independent Contractors

  • Compliance with new rule for chemicals in products

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Associated Industries of Vermont is the only state-wide association that is dedicated to manufacturers and their supporting businesses and organizations.

We provide legislative and regulatory advocacy and representation at the state and federal levels, news and information, edu­cation, networking and marketing, and other benefits.

If you or your customers are manufacturers or other productive or technology companies, find out why you need to join AIV.

Not a member of AIV yet?

Join our Vermont Manufacturing Network to stay in touch about news and events


  • Reports for Manufacturers

  • Useful Links

  • State and Federal Resources

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  • With its last easy decision, Fed will try to avoid adding fuel to the fire. MarketWatch 9/24

  • The Trump administration's secret anti-China plans. Axios 9/23

  • Trump’s Next Tariff Barrage Ready to Roll as China Scraps Talks. Bloomberg 9/22

  • Forecasters unanimous: U.S.-China trade war bad for economy - Reuters poll. Reuters 9/19

  • Next Generation Broadband: Making Regulations Work for Innovation. ShopFloor 9/19

  • Canada PM urges some U.S. flexibility in NAFTA, talks seen slow. Reuters 9/19

  • US business groups lay out priorities to ensure their support for NAFTA. The Hill 9/18

  • SEC Withdraws Proxy Firm No-Action Letters. ShopFloor 9/18

  • Trump imposes tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, escalating trade war to include many household items. LA Times 9/17

  • Why the NLRB’s New Proposed ‘Joint-Employer’ Standard Is a Win for U.S. Manufacturing Workers. ShopFloor 9/17

  • A new approach to EU-US trade: Less is more. Politico 9/17

  • Manufacturers in August Had the Best Year-Over-Year Production Growth Since 2012. ShopFloor 9/14

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July 12 | Human Resources Seminar

December 14| 97th AIV Annual Meeting

Vermont's Core Strengh: Resources and Models for Workforce Education and Training


  • Regulation of Chemicals

  • Addressing Energy Costs

  • Independent Contractors and Employee Classification

  • Drug Use and the Workplace

  • Mandatory Paid Leave Compliance

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