The chickens have come home to roost, the cavalry’s not coming – pick your metaphor to describe Vermont chronic worker shortage, but understand this – it won’t be improving anytime soon.
President Biden wants the IRS to audit every bank transaction of $600 or more.
The Chinese government doesn’t like sharing information – even with foreign investors in Chinese companies. Gordon Chang reports.
Montpelier City Councilor Dan Richardson will resign if Burlington hires him as its next city attorney.
A large call-center employer in Newport reportedly will close its building soon. The company hopes to keep as many employees as possible working remotely, a development official said today.
The States accuse Google of using its market dominance to unfairly restrict competition with the Google Play Store, harming consumers by limiting choice and driving up app prices.
At Town Meeting this March, Middlebury voters ok’d the operation of cannabis retailers locally. The question remains: where and how will the “weed” be regulated in town?
Vermont has the smallest gender wage gap in the country.
Vermont employers will pay higher unemployment insurance (UI) rates, while the maximum weekly benefit for unemployed workers will increase from $531 to $583 per week.
The Vermont unemployment rate is down to 2.6% and isn’t expected to climb much until more workers re-enter the workforce. Meanwhile – the federal government is paying $300/week to stay home.