Tag Archives: Minimum Wage

State News
February 27, 2019

Senate passes $15 minimum wage by 2024

By Sen. Alison Clarkson Poverty has a corrosive effect on our families, our communities and schools, and on our Vermont State Budget. I believe that along with Climate Change, poverty…

State News
April 4, 2018

A preview of things to come?

By Rep. Jim Harrison, R-Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington & Mendon With six weeks left on the schedule for the 2018 legislative session, we got a glimpse this past week of the…

Local News
January 24, 2018

Legislators give updates on bills

By Evan Johnson Local business and community leaders came out early Monday morning for a legislative breakfast that featured updates and discussion on bills progressing through the state legislature in…

Local News
January 4, 2017

Vermont’s minimum wage goes up slightly

Vermont’s minimum wage increased from $9.60 to $10.00 per hour on Jan. 1, 2017, in accordance with legislation signed by Governor Shumlin in June 2014. The tipped-employee minimum wage also…