This page is for workers that are employed and may have some questions regarding different sections of the Vermont Department of Labor.
Many employees are not aware of the laws and statutes that dictate what rights employers and employees have according to Vermont and Federal Laws. There are many misunderstandings regarding the rights and responsibilities of an employee. The following information will help explain an employer or an employees legal rights.
The Vermont Department of Labor has two separate divisions that review an “Employee versus Independent Contractor” working relationship. There are varying definitions or requirements specific to the program. Please select the specific program for further details on this topic.
Ø Unemployment Compensation coverage
Ø Workers' Compensation coverage
If you suspect someone may be receiving unemployment insurance benefits or workers' compensation benefits that they may not be entitled to, you are encouraged to submit a notification of fraud.