AIV and other business organizations are working together to encourage the state’s Legislature and the Administration to prioritize public health and economic recovery as we enter the second year of the COVID-19 crisis. We hope you will take a moment to complete the survey linked below to help us in this effort. Your answers will […]
The pandemic has hit small businesses hard and understanding where to turn to for support can be a challenge in and of itself. For this reason, a few resources are now available in one place to help guide business owners in this time of need. The Department of Mental Health has put together a business […]
ACCD has signage available for businesses and communities to help educate customers and visitors as to the guidance and restrictions in place. New signage has been added to reiterate specifically the need to quarantine for those returning to the state, or for those who are visiting the state. You can find the signage at the […]
The new COVID relief legislation enacted December 27 made important changes to note regarding paid leave provisions of the FFCRA. As you know, FFCRA created COVID-19 related mandatory paid sick and family leave coverage, with employers able to seek reimbursement through payroll tax credits. The original FFCRA provisions expire December 31; however, under the new […]
The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released COVID-19 vaccination-related guidance (click here), including information related to employers mandating vaccinations. The new guidance addresses several key areas of interest, including ADA, Title VII, Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), and other issues with COVID-19 vaccinations. Additional information about this and related issues […]
Managing a multigenerational team at a manufacturing company. The Fabricator 12/6 “Manufacturers in the U.S. find themselves in a challenging position as they try to find the right people to fill the job openings within their ranks. The generational gap has never been greater in the manufacturing workforce. . . .” Employers are ‘the spearhead’ to get […]
Wednesdays | Pandemic Information & Webinar Series for Vermont Businesses December 3 | Food Insecurity and Social Needs Among Employees; How Employers can Help December 7 | Introduction to Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center December 9 | Freight 2020: A Year in Review December 15 | SBA Webinar on Exporting Grants Recorded | Webinar on Vaccines […]
Join the Vermont Department of Health and the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development for a weekly webinar series focused on health and commerce pandemic updates for the business community. Decision makers from the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, the Vermont Department of Health, and the Vermont Department of Public Safety will […]
ACCD has posted a new series of FAQs for the Expanded Economic Recovery Grant Program including additional information about how the grants will be allocated based on NAICS codes. The FAQs are now posted to the Expanded Economic Recovery Grant Program page (click here).
AIV’s national partners and allies at NAM recently hosted a webinar with two panels comprised of business, health care and government leaders to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine and how manufacturers are approaching workplace testing. You can watch a recording of the webinar clicking here.