Monthly Archives: February 2016

VCW Newsletter, February 26th

The Vermont Office of Purchasing & Contracting, on behalf of the State of Vermont and the Vermont Commission on Women is now accepting proposals to conduct a comprehensive Paid Family and Medical Leave Feasibility Study. The RFP and all submission instructions can be found here: http://www.bgs.state.vt.us/pca/bids/bids.php The deadline for submission is 2:00 p.m. on March 25, 2016. Any questions must… Read more »

VCW’s Newsletter, February 17th

Save the Date!  Vermont Women’s Fund Benefit: Together We Can Change the Story for Women in Vermont will be held Tuesday, May 3rd from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the University of Vermont, Davis Center, in Burlington. * A huge thanks to those of you who shared stories with us for testimony on H.808 Pregnancy Accommodations bill.  If you’ve not… Read more »

VCW’s Newsletter, February 5th

Have you worked during a pregnancy in Vermont? Vermont Commission on Women (VCW) seeks stories from women who needed work accommodations while pregnant, things like: extra bathroom breaks; access to a water bottle; a stool to sit on (for jobs like cashier); temporary relief from heavy lifting duties; or time away from work for prenatal appointments.  We’re particularly interested in… Read more »

Have you worked during a pregnancy in Vermont? Vermont Commission on Women (VCW) seeks stories from women who needed work accommodations while pregnant, things like: extra bathroom breaks; access to a water bottle; a stool to sit on (for jobs like cashier); temporary relief from heavy lifting duties; or time away from work for prenatal appointments.  We’re particularly interested in… Read more »