Webinar | How to MAKE Your Company Military Ready

AIV’s national partner and ally, the Manufacturing Institute, is hosting an upcoming webinar that should be of interest to many members: The Manufacturing Institute’s Heroes MAKE America program will be presenting a virtual workshop focused on “How to MAKE Your Company Military Ready.” American Manufacturing has a skills gap, and our military community can help […]

Vermont Department of Labor Reminds Vermonters of the September 29, 2023, Disaster Unemployment Assistance Application Deadline

The Vermont Department of Labor (VDOL) is reminding Vermonters impacted by the July 2023 flood that the federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits application deadline is September 29, 2023, for those living or working in eligible counties. The Biden Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) declared Caledonia, Chittenden, Lamoille, Orange, Orleans, Rutland, Washington, […]

2023 Worksite Wellness Awards and Conference

The 2023 Worksite Wellness conference will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Burlington on October 24, 2023. Please contact Stephanie Bergen for more information: Stephanie.Bergen@vermont.gov. Click here to learn more about the theme, agenda, topics and speakers, and opportunities for sponsorship and exhibiting.

Vermont Department of Labor Awarded Equity Grant to Improve Access for Vermonters and Businesses 

The Vermont Department of Labor has received a $2,283,000 grant from the US Department of Labor to improve equity and access related to the state’s Unemployment Insurance Program. The grant will focus on improving language access for those looking to interact with the Department while also identifying and removing other barriers to the unemployment insurance […]

Trade and Transportation Update | Member Contribution

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer Update on the ongoing ILWU strike New Tentative Labor Deal Reached in Canadian Port Negotiations On Sunday, July 30th, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union of Canada (ILWU) and the British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA) announced a tentative labor agreement through the assistance of the […]

Reminder and Round Up of Online Flood Recovery Resources

The following is taken from the ACCD Severe Storm Recovery Resource Center (click here) to highlight information and links of use and interest to businesses you can find there.  We encourage you to review and keep up with the site if you are not already familiar with it: Vermont.gov Resource Page A full list of […]

Orleans County Joins Caledonia and Orange in Being Added to Disaster Declaration, Becomes Eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance 

The Vermont Department of Labor announced today that Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits are now available to Vermonters in Orleans County, in addition to the eight counties first announced on July 20, 2023, and July 26, 2023.  Caledonia and Orange were added Wednesday. Deadlines to file for benefits are based on when counties were […]

Vermont Department of Labor Shares Disaster Unemployment Assistance Resources 

On July 20, the Vermont Department of Labor announced the availability of federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits for Vermonters affected by severe flooding starting July 7. Individuals residing, working, or scheduled to work in Chittenden, Lamoille, Rutland, Washington, Windham, and Windsor counties may be eligible for DUA benefits.  All applicants must apply for regular […]

Governor Scott Signs Third Addition to Emergency Response Order

Berlin, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today signed an addendum to his Emergency Declaration (Executive Order 03-23), providing additional flexibility regarding professional regulation to address community healthcare resources and security in connection with the disaster recovery. For more information, click here to view Addendum 3, Licensee Regulatory Relief.