Entries by Maryann

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR HOME CARE RULE – OVERTIME REQUIREMENTS

*********IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE NEW DEPARTMENT OF LABOR HOME CARE RULE AND OVERTIME REQUIREMENTS********** Effective October 13, 2015 new Department of Labor (DOL) rules require employers pay overtime wages to many employees for hours worked beyond forty hours in a work week.  Below is a link to the DOL web site which provides critical information […]

Minimum Wage Increase January 1, 2016

The State of Vermont increased the minimum wage which must be paid to employees from $9.15 an hour to $9.60 an hour effective January 1, 2016.  Most State of Vermont Consumer Directed Medicaid Programs already are required to pay a minimum of $10.80 per hour, however Veteran’s programs and Family Managed Respite Programs in Developmental […]