Vermont's Healthy Workplaces Law

With Governor Peter Shumlin’s signature on March 9, Vermont became the fifth state to require that employees have access to earned leave. Other states that require paid sick leave include, Connecticut, California, Massachusetts, and Oregon.

This page is intended to be a resource for businesses as the new law is implemented. We will keep building out this page as we develop more resources and gather user feedback. Please send us your comments, suggestions, or questions at

Frequently Asked Questions

Summary of Act 069

Text of H.187

Final Vermont Earned Sick Time Rules

Sample Policies

Contact us

Main Street Alliance of Vermont

Contact: Ashley Moore, Business Outreach Manager
Phone: 802-353-4696

VT Department of Labor Resources


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