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Local 597 Leads Charge to Pass Vt. Misclassification Law

After years of standing up for the rights of misclassified workers, Vermont Teamsters were rewarded when Gov. Phil Scott signed into law earlier this month legislation that would crack down on the practice in the Green Mountain State.

Local 597 Secretary-Treasurer Tony St. Hilaire said the change will help the state’s construction workers in particular, who are often treated as contract workers even though they show up to work for the same company day after day.

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