designated agencies

Howard Center agrees to two-year contract with union

Management for Howard Center in Burlington has approved a two-year contract with the union that represents 723 of its more than 1,500 workers. The contract with Local 1674 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees will give workers a minimum 2 percent pay increase in the first year, with an average 5 […]

Nolan Rampy: Crisis in the mental health system

Despite making statements reaffirming his commitment to providing quality mental health care, Vermont’s Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin continued gutting the system with more budget cuts.

Mary Moulton & Bill Ashe: Vermont designated agencies must have sustainable funding now

As agencies statewide struggle to deliver services to all of those in need, they find their organizations are now in a fiscal crisis.