Blog Posts in April, 2020

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  • New Vermont Law to Provide Workers’ Comp to More Essential Workers During Pandemic
    New Vermont Law to Provide Workers’ Comp to More Essential Workers During Pandemic

    Essential workers in all sorts of industries – from medical clinics to grocery stores – are faced with the reality that they may encounter someone with COVID-19 whenever they go to work. Instead of ...

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  • Pandemic Update: Vermont Governor Begins “Phased Restart” of Business & Services
    Pandemic Update: Vermont Governor Begins “Phased Restart” of Business & Services

    On April 17, 2020, Vermont Governor Phil Scott entered a new Executive Order “Addendum” which allows some return to work, effective April 20, 2020 until May 15, 2020. This “Phased Restart” of ...

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  • Does Vermont Workers’ Compensation Cover COVID-19 Claims?
    Does Vermont Workers’ Compensation Cover COVID-19 Claims?

    As testing for the COVID-19 novel coronavirus becomes more widely available, the number of injured workers who test positive for the virus will increase. Can Vermont workers claim the COVID-19 illness ...

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