Employer Email Spam Notice

It has been brought to our attention that a small group of employers have received an unauthorized email from labor.uiinformation@vermont.gov notifying recipients of an outstanding invoice and potential charges. This email is fake. Officially, this email account is only used for sending out employer’s quarterly reporting reminders. Staff are currently working to resolve this issue as quickly as possible. We thank you for your patience.




Westaff Hiring Event- Springfield VT




Unemployment Insurance Holiday Processing Notice




WETF Grant Funding Opportunity Announcement

Attachment A and B of Grant Application.docx




Ehrmann Commonwealth Dairy is now hiring for 3rd Shift




Vermont Unemployment Rate Increases to 2.9 percent in September

The Vermont Department of Labor announced today that the seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for September was 2.9 percent. This reflects an increase of one-tenth of one percentage point from the revised August rate. The national rate in September was 3.7 percent. As of the prior month’s preliminary data, the Burlington-South Burlington Metropolitan NECTA was tied for the twenty-first lowest unemployment rate in the country for all metropolitan areas. Overall, Vermont’s unemployment rate was tied for fifth lowest in the country for the same time period.

Vermont Unemployment Rate Increases to 2.9 percent in September




Hiring Your First Employee

The Vermont Attorney General’s Office has created helpful guidance for new employers who are hiring their first employee. Use this guide to understand legal requirement associated with becoming an employer in the State of Vermont. These requirements include: federal and state tax law, unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation insurance, and payroll deductions.

By clicking on the link below, you will leave the Vermont Department of Labor’s website for the Vermont Consumer Assistance Program website, a partnership between the Vermont Attorney General and the University of Vermont: https://www.uvm.edu/consumer/hiring-your-first-employee.




New Vermont JobLink User Requirements

Soon Vermont JobLink will require a working email address to uniquely identify you with your account for security purposes. You will also be able to use your email address to reset your password and opt into notifications that will enhance your job search.

Please prepare for these upcoming changes by reviewing your contact information now. Click My Profile in your main menu, then click Edit Contact Information. If you have already provided an email address, please ensure you can access it and that it is not shared with any other Vermont JobLink users (such as a spouse or other family member). If you have not provided an email address, please do so. After making any changes, click Save on the Contact Information page.

If you need to set up an email account, here are the links to a few of the free email providers:
Gmail
Outlook
LYCOS Mail
mail.com
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Department of Labor Announces David Lahr as New Workforce Development Director

Commissioner of Labor, Lindsay Kurrle, announced the appointment of long-time Department of Labor employee David Lahr as the new Workforce Development
Division Director.

Press Release




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