This section contains information related to work. Click the links on the left for information on worker rights, workers' compensation, and disability rights at work.
Click here for information about Job Applicants and Background Checks.
If you have a Criminal Record, read this page: Six Critical Steps for Ex-offenders Trying to Get Back into the Workforce.
This Vermont Department of Labor minimum wage publication shows the current Vermont minimum wage, tells when the next increase will be, and explains when employers don't have to pay the minimum wage for some types of jobs or employees.
Learn about your pension rights and get help getting your pension from the Pension Action Center:
- Apply for Help from the Pension Action Center
- Common Questions and Answers About Pensions
- Finding a Lost Pension
This handbook will help you understand if you qualify for unemployment, and, if you do, how to file: Unemployment Insurance Claimant Handbook.
File an Unemployment Insurance Claim with the Vermont Department of Labor.
You can find more information about Unemployment Benefits by clicking the link on the left.
For information about workplace safety, go to the website for Vermont's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (VOSHA).
- Vermont Department of Labor
- Vermont Workplaces Support Nursing Moms: This flyer helps to explain the rights of breastfeeding mothers in the workplace.
- Federal vs. Vermont Family and Medical Leave Laws: This chart shows who is covered under Federal family and medical leave law and who is covered under Vermont family and medical leave law.