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Title 21 : Labor

Chapter 005 : EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES

Subchapter 010 : Whistleblower Protection

(Cite as: 21 V.S.A. § 509)
  • § 509. Notice

    (a) No later than December 1, 2004, the Commissioner of Labor shall develop and distribute to each employer a standard notice as provided in this section. Each notice shall be in clear and understandable language and shall include:

    (1) a summary of this subchapter;

    (2) that an employee, in order to receive the protections of this subchapter, must report, pursuant to subsection 507(c) of this title, to the employer, to the supervisor, or to the person designated to receive notifications; and

    (3) a space for the name, title, and contact information of the person to whom the employee must make a report under subsection 507(c) of this title.

    (b) No later than January 1, 2005, each employer shall post the notice in the employer's place of business to inform the employees of their protections and obligations under this subchapter. The employer shall post the notice in a prominent and accessible location in the workplace. The employer shall indicate on the notice the name or title of the individual the employer has designated to receive notifications pursuant to subsection 507(c) of this title.

    (c) An employer who violates this section by not posting the notice as required is liable for a civil fine of $100.00 for each day of willful violation. (Added 2003, No. 134 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; amended 2005, No. 103 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. April 5, 2006.)