The increase would match Vermont’s minimum to the federal level proposed by President Obama. It raises questions about a trade-off with paid sick leave.
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Editor’s note: This story was updated at 5:27 p.m. with information from the Teamster’s Union. The Chittenden County Transit Authority announced on Sunday morning that bus services will operate as scheduled on Monday in the Burlington area. Last week the local Teamsters union threatened to strike on March 10 if CCTA and union members couldn’t […]
Editor’s note: This article is by Kathleen Ronayne of the Concord Monitor, in which it was first published March 6, 2014. CONCORD, N.H. — The House passed a bill Wednesday, 192-133, that would ban the use of hand-held cellphones while driving, putting New Hampshire a step closer to joining 12 states with similar laws. Vermont’s […]
Capital bill: Overall spending up by $5 million, not including contingency fund increase for Waterbury State Office Complex
Editor’s note: This article is by Tim McQuiston of Vermont Business Magazine, in which it was first published Feb. 26, 2014. Wednesday was expected to be the day that IBM would cut workers, according to several local employees and national reports. But it appears that layoffs have been put off at least for now. Local […]