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Title 21 : Labor


Subchapter 005 : Employment Rights for Reserve and National Guard Members

(Cite as: 21 V.S.A. § 493)
  • § 493. Enforcement

    (a) If any employer fails to comply with any of the provisions of this subchapter, the employee may bring an action in the Civil Division of the Superior Court seeking compensatory and punitive damages or equitable relief, including restraint of prohibited acts, restitution of wages or other benefits, reinstatement, costs, reasonable attorney's fees, and other appropriate relief.

    (b) The Attorney General or a State's Attorney may enforce the provisions of this subchapter by bringing an action in Superior Court for legal and equitable relief and may conduct civil investigations in accordance with the procedures established in 9 V.S.A. §§ 2458-2461 as though a violation of this subchapter were an unfair act in commerce. (Amended 1999, No. 138 (Adj. Sess.), § 6a; 2015, No. 121 (Adj. Sess.), § 3.)