There has been a dramatic increase in the number of Vermonters seeking unemployment benefits because of layoffs caused by the coronavirus. And new federal legislation could have an important impact on many of these claims. This hour, we examine how the state is dealing with the concerns of both employees and employers.
Rep. Peter Welch answered some questions regarding the U.S. coronavirus relief package Wednesday on Vermont Edition . Here’s what he had to say about the package that has now been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate. Who does the extended unemployment insurance program cover? The program covers traditional workers, as well […]
Vermont courts are under a judicial emergency during the coronavirus crisis, suspending most hearings and postponing most jury trials. But what does the governor's "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order mean for custody arrangements and court-mandated visitation?
Vermont Attorney General TJ Donovan says his office is seeing a rise in scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some scams are promising remedies to the virus (which has no verified cure or vaccine), while others claim to be collecting money for bogus charities. But Donovan says consumer protection questions like price-gouging are also a […]