• Latest news and analysis of key state and federal issues for AIV members

  • 2015 Wrap Up, Key AIV Accomplishments, and Looking to 2016

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  • Tracking selected legislation

  • Proposals to reduce energy costs

  • Initial compliance with new rule for chemicals in products

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Associated Industries of Vermont is the only state-wide association that is dedicated to manufacturers and their supporting businesses and organizations.

We provide legislative and regulatory advocacy and representation at the state and federal levels, news and information, edu­cation, networking and marketing, and other benefits.

If you or your customers are manufacturers or other productive or technology companies, find out why you need to join AIV.

Not a member of AIV yet?

Join our Vermont Manufacturing Network to stay in touch about news and events


  • Reports for manufacturers

  • Useful links

  • State and federal resources

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  • E.P.A. Faces Bigger Tasks, Smaller Budgets and Louder Critics.  NY Times (3/18)

  • As Women Take Over a Male-Dominated Field, the Pay Drops.  NY Times (3/18)U.S. Gallup Good Jobs Rate 44.6% in February 2016.  Gallup (3/3)

  • Why Education Reforms Have Failed -- and How to Make Them Work.  IndustryWeek (3/17)

  • Americans' Concerns About Water Pollution Edge Up.  Gallup (3/17)

  • Trump’s and Sanders’s dangerous revolt against free trade.  Washington Post (3/17)

  • Manufacturers Play Catch-Up with IoT Opportunity.  Global Trade (3/17)

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January 20 (Now Online)

  • Human Resources Seminar:  Health Care | Mandatory Paid Leave | Marijuana Legalization | Independent Contractors / Employee Classification | Key Issues for 2016

For information about viewing the January 20 Human Resources Seminar online, click here.   

For information about AIV's 95th Annual Meeting "New Directions:  Manufacturing and Economic Visions for the Next Governor" and other past events, email us as above.

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  • Mandatory Paid Leave

  • Energy Costs

  • Independent Contractors and Employee Classification

  • Marijuana and the Workplace

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