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We cover Bankruptcy, Probate & Vermont Inheritance LawUnemployment BenefitsWage & Hour Laws, and Democracy & Voting Rights.

Access to Justice for Vermont Consumers has been providing free tools and information to Vermont consumers since 2006.

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Vermont Inheritance Law & Probate Procedure

Vermont Wage & Hour Law

  • Vermont Minimum Wage:  
    • The minimum wage in Vermont is $13.67 an hour. Because this is higher than the federal minimum wage of $7.25, employees in The Green Mountain State must be paid at least $13.67 an hour. 

  • Overtime Pay: Every state has rules about weekly maximum hours and overtime. Learn about the overtime laws in Vermont and whether they apply to you.
  • Wage Claims: If you're being unlawfully underpaid, you need to learn how to file a "Wage Claim" in Vermont. 
  • Tips : Every state has special pay rates for tipped workers. Find out the rules for tipped workers in Vermont.
    • In Vermont, your employer may pay you a minimum wage of $6.84 an hour, as long as you earn enough in tips to bring your total hourly pay up to the full minimum wage, $13.67 an hour. If you don’t earn enough in tips to bring your compensation to the full minimum wage, your employer must make up the difference.

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