Vermont Free Printable General Labor Law Poster Posters Vermont Notice of Workers' Compensation Reinstatement Rights Poster

The Notice of Workers' Compensation Reinstatement Rights is a general labor law poster poster by the Vermont Department Of Labor. This poster is mandatory for some employers, including employers who employ 10 or more people.

This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place by all employers who regularly employ ten or more people so that all employees can see it. This poster describes when employers have obligations to rehire workers who have been previously injured working for them including what benefits must be reinstated should they return.

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WC-9 (06/17)	
Workers’ Compensation
Reinstatement Rights	
21 VSA §643b Reinstatement; seniority and benefi ts protected	
Vermont Department of Labor
P. O. Box 488
Montpelier, Vermont 05601-0488	
Email: 	 [email protected]
Telephone: (802) 828-2286
TDD: (800) 650-4152
Fax: (802) 828-2195	
This law provides that an employer who regularly employs ten or more people (at least 
10 of whom work more than 15 hours a week), has an obligation to rehire a worker who has 
suffered a work related injury provided that the following conditions are met:
1.  The worker recovers from the injury within two (2) years of the onset of disability; and
2.  The worker keeps the employer informed of his or her interest in reinstatement and 
his or her current mailing address; and
3.  The worker had an expectation of continuing work had the injury not occurred; and
4.  The worker is physically capable of performing either his or her prior job, if available, 
or an alternative suitable position.	
Reinstatement must be with all benefi ts earned up to the date of injury, including both seniority 
and accrued leave time.  Obviously, such benefi ts need not accrue during the period of actual 
Please note that the right to reinstatement applies only to the fi rst available suitable job. Thus, 
the employer is not obligated either to create an “extra” position for a returning worker or to lay-
off a current employee in order to comply with this law.
Should you have questions regarding the above, please contact the Vermont Department of 
Labor, Workers’ Compensation and Safety Division at 802-828-2286 or our website:

Other Vermont Labor Law Posters 5 PDFS

There are an additional nine optional and mandatory Vermont labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.

Poster Name Poster Type
Mandatory Vermont Employer's Liability and Workers' Compensation Workers Compensation Law
Mandatory Unemployment Insurance Information for the State of Vermont Unemployment Law
Mandatory Minimum Wage in the State of Vermont Minimum Wage Law
Mandatory Posting of Safety Records Notice to Employees Job Safety Law
Mandatory Safety and Health Protection on the Job in Vermont Job Safety Law

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