Just over 7 percent of the existing jobs in Vermont were vacant in August, according to a new report from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Vermont had 23,000 job openings that month, according to the state Labor Department. That’s the equivalent of 7.1 percent of all the state’s positions, according to the BLS. The
The Vermont Agency of Education on Thursday released updated contact tracing guidance for schools that is intended to limit the number of students who must quarantine after someone was infectious with COVID-19 while in school. The recommendations — which were made with feedback from pediatricians, infectious disease specialists, the Vermont State School Nurses Association and
The fifth annual fair will feature thousands of records from over 20 different vinyl vendors from across the Northeast.
Restaurant in Champlain Islands opened deck at Keeler Bay Marina to provide outdoor seating in summer of 2020 during COVID-19 pandemic
As of Oct. 22, many Vermont residents are eligible to get either the Moderna or J&J COVID-19 booster. What to know.
Residents of the Sears Lane encampment are asking a judge to issue a preliminary injunction against the City of Burlington to stop a planned eviction there next week. The one-page filing from Alexys Grundy and Grey Barreda says the city’s October 14 eviction order does “not meet the criteria for emergency and exigent circumstances” and
The changes come two months into a school year that has seen Vermont schools struggling with contact tracing and kids staying home for quarantine.
When Kerry Walker’s unemployment insurance payments halted without explanation in June 2020, she called the Vermont Department of Labor repeatedly to find out why. Eventually, she learned that there was a problem with her Social Security number. She’d never heard the number questioned before, and nobody she talked to at the state could explain just
“Where are all the workers?” Employers in all sectors across Vermont are asking that question as they struggle to hire people during this pandemic period dubbed “the Great Resignation.” Back in 2008, the labor shortage was more specific: Local tech companies claimed they couldn’t find enough talent to grow their businesses here. They watched as
Usually on Memorial Day Weekend, the marathon is happening Sunday after being pushed back due to COVID-19 concerns.