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Deadline For Public Comment

Deadline: Oct 15, 2012

The deadline for public comment has expired. Contact the agency or primary contact person listed below for assistance.

Rule Details

Rule Number: 12P044
Title: Unemployment Insurance Coverage for Direct Sellers and Newspaper Carriers.
Type: Standard
Status: Withdrawn
Agency: Department of Labor
Legal Authority: 21 V.S.A. ยงยง 1; 1301(6)(C)(xxi); and 1307
Summary: This rule clarifies the status of newspaper carriers as employees for purposes of unemployment insurance tax liability.
Persons Affected: Newspaper publishers, newspaper carriers, the Vermont Department of Labor.
Economic Impact: This rule will require newspaper publishers to pay unemployment insurance assessments on wages paid to newspaper carriers. In turn, such wages will be usable by the newspaper carriers for establishing monetary eligibility for unemployment insurance.
Posting date: Aug 29,2012

Hearing Information

Information for Hearing # 1
Hearing date:
10-04-2012 2:00 PM   
Location: Vermont Interactive Television
Address: Bennington, Brattleboro, Montpelier, Newport Randolph Center, Rutland, Springfield II, and Williston II sites.
City: Various Locations
State: VT
Zip: N/A
Hearing Notes: See or call 802-728-1455 for directions to site locations and other information on how to participate via Interactive Television.

Contact Information

Information for Contact # 1
Level: Primary    
Name: Dirk Anderson    
Agency: Department of Labor    
Address: PO Box 488    
City: Montpelier    
State: VT    
Zip: 05601    
Telephone: 802-828-4391    
Fax: 802-828-4046    
Website Address:
Information for Contact # 2
Level: Secondary    
Name: Melissa Kesterson    
Agency: Department of Labor    
Address: PO Box 488    
City: Montpelier    
State: VT    
Zip: 05601    
Telephone: 802-828-4390    
Fax: 802-828-4046    

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