Vermont Questions and Answers

i was fired for something that i did not do. in the state of vermont does my former employer have to give me my job back?
i was falsely accused of theft. the cops got involved and cleared my name.
1 answer  |  asked Aug 10, 2016 08:10 AM [EST]  |  applies to Vermont

The owner of a company that emailed my GM intimating that I am homophobic. Is this defamation?
The owner of the company, Michael J. Wilson, that runs the WINTER RENDEZVOUS Jan 20-24, 2016 Gay Ski Week - Stowe, Vermont visited our hotel lobby for less than 3 minutes. There was no communication o...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 19, 2016 1:53 PM [EST]  |  applies to Vermont

I have been working for a company for 2 years now. There is this 1 women who has just not liked me from the beginning and has made statements in meetings that I have illegal drugs in my locker and that they should search it, stating that she could smell m
Supervisor using power to attack and defame me.
1 answer  |  asked Sep 9, 2015 11:32 AM [EST]  |  applies to Vermont

While on st disabil after surgery, I want to give my 3 wks notice. Empler says I can't til off disab
Employer says I can't give notice to leave employment til I'm off short term disability. Then 3 wks. Can they do this?
1 answer  |  asked May 28, 2012 7:14 PM [EST]  |  applies to Vermont

Duration of Severance
I was recently laid off and my former employer offered a severance package. In the contract it states that severance will be discontinued once I start "working". Doesn't severance pay continue for a d...
2 answers  |  asked Apr 18, 2008 08:50 AM [EST]  |  applies to Vermont

Is this retaliation
The administrative staff asked for a meeting with two owners to voice our concerns of needing help. We were down two people in our dept due to downsizing and couldn't keep up the pace. We also asked w...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 19, 2007 07:16 AM [EST]  |  applies to Vermont

Breach of employment contract
I have a written employment contract through the end of 2008. The project has been suspended, and I was "laid off" pending continuation or sale of project. The contract stipulates that if the project ...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 23, 2007 10:09 AM [EST]  |  applies to Vermont

Do you need to grieve to have rights under a union contract
If an employee was a member of a union(IBEW) and had a contract with his employer that did not allow layoffs unless an external event triggered the need for fewer employees, and the employee was laid ...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 13, 2003 3:57 PM [EST]  |  applies to Vermont

company keeping my bonus
Hello, I have worked for a company for 12 years as a store manager. As a manager we receive a bonus every year based on our sales performance. I have given my notice and tomorrow is my last day to wor...
2 answers  |  asked Aug 7, 2002 8:53 PM [EST]  |  applies to Vermont

Slander
I'm a senior special agent with the Dept. of Treasury. Myself, along with Union reps want to go to the media to expose fraud, waste and abuse in our building, particularly by the vindictive, unethical...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 5, 2002 11:42 PM [EST]  |  applies to Vermont

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