Vermont Committee Hears Independent Contractor Bills 

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Workcompcentral reports on legislation being considered by the Vermont legislature. Workcompcentral says:

House Bill 773 by Rep. William Botzow, D-Bennington, would authorize state labor officials to inspect places of employment and question employees to investigate possible labor violations.  The bill would also require employers to hang posters at their place of business informing workers of the difference between an employee and independent contractor, the penalties for failing to properly classify a worker as an employee, and instructions for filing complaints.

HB 378 by Rep. Heidi E. Scheuermann, R-Stowe, and 35 other representatives from both parties, would change he definition of “independent contractor” for the workers’ compensation and unemployment insurance statutes.

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