Reopening Guide FAQs

Updated September 15, 2020 New Tuesday September 15, 2020 Lost Wages Assistance (LWA), the extra $300/week in federal unemployment assistance, is coming September 17th. So far, we know: It is for any claimant who has a weekly benefit of at least $100 and who was unemployed or

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Reopening Guidelines are Here!

Here are the Reopening Guidelines released 6/7/2020 https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/DECD/Covid_Business_Recovery-Phase-2/Prsnl-Srvcs_C3_v1.pdf Highlights Include: Practitioners are required wear face shields or eye protection and mask that covers the nose and mouth  Customers are required to wear masks that cover the nose and mouth  Gloves and capes/gowns are worn depending on industry

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Unemployment Benefits and Reopening

In Executive Order 7UU, dated June 1, 2020, Governor Lamont clarified the definition of “suitable work” as it pertains to returning to work as the state reopens. When filing weekly Unemployment Insurance (UI), the employee is asked if they refused suitable work. As businesses are reopening, there are

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Reopening Guide Status

Governor Lamont just announced on Twitter that Phase 2 goes into effect June 17! The latest information is that Governor Lamont will talk about the reopening guidelines during his press conference at 4:00 today, June 5, 2020, and the PDF will be posted on the DECD web

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