VERMONT - Workers’ Rights

Definition of agricultural worker under state law:

Under Vermont wage law, “employee” does not include any individual employed in agriculture (Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 21, § 383(2)(a)).

Wages and Overtime

Minimum Wage


State Enforcement Agency

Vermont Department of Labor, Wage, & Hour Program


Relevant Forms:

Occupational Safety and Health

Workers’ Compensation

State Enforcement Agency

Vermont Department of Labor 


Field Sanitation

State Enforcement Agency:

Vermont Department of Labor, Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration (VOSHA)


Pesticide Safety

State Enforcement Agency:

Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, Agricultural Resource Management Division


Relevant forms:

Right to Join Unions and Collective Bargaining in Agriculture

State Legal Services Organizations

Legal Services Vermont

Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc. (based in Maine)