Organizers of a “Catalysts of the Climate Economy” event set for Sept. 6-8 hope to grow Vermont employment and slow global warming.
Nearly 300 students facing a lack of summer opportunities are entering the working world thanks to the nonprofit environmental education program.
The governor says there are about 34,000 jobs in outdoor recreation in Vermont, and the sector sees about $2.5 billion annually in consumer spending. The new panel will look to boost those numbers.
Two economists said the region’s workforce and demographic problems are shared by rural areas nationwide. But some believe regional cooperation could be a solution.
The House voted 97 to 44 in favor after defeating a procedural move by Republicans that would have stalled the bill’s progress.
House Speaker Mitzi Johnson said Tuesday the legislation is on a two-year trajectory.
Rep. Helen Head, chair of the committee that passed the bill, said it is designed to require employers to take minor actions to make pregnant women more comfortable.
The job losses are a result of overlapping responsibility, now that Merchants is merging with Community Bank Systems, the labor commissioner said.
The Labor Department and two foundations are behind the website, which helps users choose a good-paying field and find Vermont schools that offer the needed education or credentials.
L3 KEO said the closure eliminated 15 jobs. Brattleboro Development Credit Corp. owns the 24,000-square-foot building and will begin looking for a new tenant.
Full scholarships and guaranteed jobs are features of a new venture between Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and Community College of Vermont. The first graduating class of medical assistants begins work next month.
“Men [aged 25-54] not in the labor force — neither working nor looking for work – are by far the fastest growing component of our prime male civilian non-institutional population,” writes Nicholas Eberstadt.
SchoolHack Solutions, based in Addison County, has landed $350,000 from the Windham County Economic Development Program to establish a presence in the Brattleboro area and expand its business.
The union that represents Vermont’s state workers is cheering the recommendations of a fact-finder in the latest stage of negotiations on a contract for employees of the judiciary branch. The report comes nearly a year after talks began. In a statement Tuesday, the Vermont State Employees’ Association judiciary unit chair, Margaret Crowley, said the union […]