VRGA works hard to ensure that our members receive the knowledge they need in order to remain in compliance with changing regulations, and to successfully grow their businesses. We offer bi-monthly webinars for members, as well as in-person information sessions and various discounted rates for partner organization seminars throughout the year.
Access to recorded webinars or workshops are for current members only. Information about what is available to members is below!
Community Capital: Funding Sources for Small Business
Community Capital offered information on funding sources, what to bring to a meeting with your financier, how to track funding needs, where to get emergency funding support and more in this webinar focused toward small and developing businesses!
DEC and VRGA: Act 148 and Your Business
Act 148, Vermont's Universal Recycling Law, goes into full effect July 1, 2020. On that date, all organic waste (food scraps etc) will need to be diverted from the waste stream. The Department of Environmental Conservation partnered with us to offer information on what the ban entails, how to be in compliance with the legislation, how the ban will be enforced and more.
DOL Overtime Final Rules Changes
On January 1st, 2020 the Department of Labor will begin enforcing a new overtime rule. Changes include modifications of base minimum salary amounts, differences in the way bonuses may be applied to base salaries and other small and large details. We partnered with the Department of Labor Wages and Hours Division for this webinar that gives you all the relevant info on the change, including formula's for calculating whether employees meet certain criteria for salary exemption!
Upcoming Department of Liquor Training Sessions
An up to date list of all Training Sessions is here