Update on Federal COVID-19 stimulus bill

30 March 2020

On Friday, March 27, 2020, the federal government passed the COVID-19 stimulus bill, which included the expansion of those eligible for Unemployment Insurance benefits. The Vermont Department of Labor will continue to provide updates and information on the impact the bill will have on key groups of Vermonters, including those that are self-employed, independent-contractors, and business owners.

As further updates become available the information will be posted to our website. Please stay tuned by visiting the Department website at https://labor.vermont.gov, and sign up for our newsletter by going to https://mailchi.mp/vermont/unemployment


The Department of Labor has established the CARES Act - Impact on Vermonters page, with information pertaining to elements of the Act and how it will impact those impacted by COVID-19 in Vermont. Please visit https://labor.vermont.gov/CARESact_Vermont for more. 

Contact Information

COVID-19 Update: Department of Labor offices are currently closed due to COVID-19. Please contact the Department by phone.

Vermont Department of Labor
5 Green Mountain Drive
P.O. Box 488
Montpelier, 05601-0488
(802) 828-4000

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