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Rutland 2015 Spring Career Fair Thursday, April 30, 2015


The Rutland 2015 Spring Career Fair will be held on Thursday, April 30, 2015 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. The Career Fair will be held at the Armed Forces Reserve Center, 2143 Post Road, Rutland. Free transportation will be provided by Castleton State College from 12:45pm to 4:00pm. Pick up is in the back of the Asa Bloom Building. For more information call 802-786-5837.



2015 River Valley Employment Fair Wednesday, May 20, 2015


The 2015 River Valley Employment Fair will be held on Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. This event is being held at the Riverside Middle School Gym at 16 Fairground Road, Springfield, Vermont 05156.
The first hour of the employment fair is open to River Valley Technical Center students only (1:00pm to 2:00pm). The General Public is welcome to attend from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. For additional information call 802-885-8310 or click on the attached link:

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Vermont Unemployment Rate Decreases to 3.8 percent in March


The Vermont Department of Labor announced today that the seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for March was 3.8 percent. This represents a decrease of one-tenth of a percent from the revised February rate (3.9 percent). The national average in March was 5.5 percent, which experienced no change from the previous month’s estimate. As of the prior month’s initial data, Vermont’s unemployment rate was tied for sixth lowest in the country. March represents the sixth consecutive month without an increase to the unemployment rate.

Vermont Unemployment Rate Decreases to 3.8 percent in March


Tuesday, March 31, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Vermont Department of Labor Central Office, 5 Green Mountain Drive, Montpelier, VT


Revised Vermont Department of Labor Apprenticeship Rules for Public Input

March 31, 2015 at 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. located at Vermont Department of Labor Central Office, 5 Green Mountain Drive, Montpelier, VT 05602

Or through Vermont Interactive Television site.

Click here for the proposed rules: or

If you have additional questions, please contact Mike Hoyt at 802-828-4204.

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Attention Vermont Employers: Required Safety Records Poster Available Here


Attention Vermont Employers:
This is a reminder that as of July 1, 2014, Vermont employers are required under Vermont State law (21 VSA, 691 a), to post a notice advising their employees where they may access and review your company’s safety records.

To assist you with compliance efforts, the Vermont Department of Labor has developed a form that will assist you. This poster is downloadable at Posting of Safety Records [PDF].
For all other required Workplace Posters and available to you please visit: Publications.

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Electronic Filing For Employers


Attention Vermont Employers

ALL employers are required to file their quarterly Unemployment Insurance Wage and Contribution Reports electronically.

Employers reporting 0 to 250 employees:

  • The electronic Vermont Internet Tax and Wage System (VITWS) can be accessed by selecting “Employer Online Services” on the home page, then selecting “File Your Quarterly Reports & Taxable Wage Base Information”.
  • New employers will be mailed a temporary password. When the temporary password is received, log onto the Vermont Internet Tax and Wage System (VITWS) to create your own custom password for quarterly filing. Please retain your newly established password for safe keeping, as this will be your permanent password for all future filings.
  • If you need to reset your password, please call the Employer Service Unit at 802-828-4344.

Employers reporting more than 250 employees:

A penalty assessment of $100.00 will be charged to employers who fail to file electronically.