RECAP | Upcoming Webinars and Events, Recent Recordings

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 […]

Weekly Pandemic Information & Webinar Series for Vermont Businesses

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 […]

Updated Guidance and Resources from USDOL and OSHA

Protecting Seasonal Worker Safety and Pay The Department recently reminded employers of their responsibility to protect worker safety and pay during the holiday season. Click here. Release on Cloth Face Coverings  OSHA updated FAQs addressing using cloth face coverings as personal protective equipment. Click here.  Generator Safety Alert A new OSHA alert provides tips to keep […]

Updated Resources and Guidance from the IRS

IRS reminds businesses to e-file payroll tax returns The IRS urges payroll professionals and businesses to use the speed and convenience of filing payroll tax returns (Forms 940, 941, 943, 944 or 945) electronically. An IRS new release (click here) provides information on business e-file and the two options for electronically filing payroll tax returns. […]

Sixth Annual National Apprenticeship Week in Vermont

Governor Scott and the Department of Labor today marked the sixth annual National Apprenticeship Week in Vermont with a virtual proclamation signing (click here). Administered by the Department of Labor, the Vermont Registered Apprenticeship Program brings together businesses, job seekers, students and educators to develop apprenticeship opportunities to upskill the labor force to meet the […]

Updated Guidance and Resources from USDOL and OSHA

Resolving Potential Employment Discrimination The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced a final rule codifying procedures to resolve potential employment discrimination. The rule will increase transparency and help to strategically allocate limited agency resources.  (Click here). Workplace Ventilation  OSHA has issued a new alert on workplace ventilation.  Click here.

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Transshipping, Expedited Service, and More Time is money in the supply chain industry. Join us and learn a few ways to potentially create a more flexible, reliable, and efficient supply chain. Transportation agility takes planning, so having a “Plan B” in mind can help you react […]

Veteran SmallBiz Webinar

The Small Business Administration Vermont District Office and the Veteran Business Outreach Center are hosting a free small business webinar for Veterans and service-related members at 1:30 pm on November 2. Webinar topics include: Risks and rewards of self-employment Business plan basics Financing a small business Classes (Boots to Business and Start Your Own Business […]

Upcoming Webinars

AIV’s national partners and allies at NAM, the Manufacturing Leadership Council, and the Manufacturing Institute are hosting the following events that might be of interest: FAME Live: Providing interested companies, schools, and stakeholders an opportunity to preview elements of this apprenticeship program and learn how to partner on October 21 from 9:30 am to 12:30 […]

Worksite Wellness Virtual Workshop Series

The Vermont Department of Health is hosting a Worksite Wellness Virtual Workshop Series from October 2020 through April 2021 on the theme of “Cultivating Connection; Supporting Employee Wellbeing”.  Registration is now open for the November workshop on Supporting Remote Employees; Balancing Work and Family. View descriptions of all sessions and register for the November workshop […]