Vermont Commissioner of Labor

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Vermont Commissioner of Labor
General information
Office Type:  Non-partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2010 FY Budget:  $5,477,966
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   2 years
Authority:  Executive Order
Selection Method:  Appointed by Governor
Current Officeholder
Name:  Annie Noonan
Assumed office:  January 2011
Compensation:  $93,995
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The Vermont Commissioner of Labor is an appointed executive position in the Vermont state government. The commissioner heads the Vermont Department of Labor, which is responsible for making Vermont a more competitive place to do business and creating good jobs.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Annie Noonan.

Authority

The Vermont Department of Labor was created on July 1, 2005 through an executive order that merged the Departments of Labor & Industry and Employment & Training.[2]

Qualifications

There are no specific qualifications to hold this office.

Appointments

The commissioner is appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the state senate, to a two-year term.[3]

Term limits

There are no term limits imposed on the labor commissioner in Vermont.

Duties

The primary focus of the state department of labor is to provide services that assist businesses, workers, and job seekers.

Divisions

The department consists of the following five divisions:[2]

  • Economic and Labor Market Information
  • Workers' Compensation and Safety
  • Workforce Development
  • Workforce Development Council
  • Unemployment Insurance and Wages

State budget

The budget for the Department of Labor (administration only) in Fiscal Year 2010 was $5,477,966.[4]

Compensation

In 2010, the Vermont Commissioner of Labor was paid an estimated $93,870 according to the Council of State Governments.[5]

Contact information

Vermont

Vermont Department of Labor
5 Green Mountain Drive
P.O. Box 488
Montpelier, VT 05601-0488

  • Phone: (802) 828-4000
  • Fax: (802) 828-4022
  • TDD: (802) 828-4203

Division contact information

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