Connecticut’s FMLA Begins Deductions This Month!

Have you heard??? The Connecticut FMLA program begins enrolling on November 23, 2020. If you have AT LEAST one employee, this is a requirement, and you need to understand your rules for compliance.  And did you know??? As a sole proprietor/self-employed business owner, you are ALSO eligible to enroll!

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In Other News

CT CARES Small Business Grant Program: Small businesses in Connecticut may be eligible for grant to help with recovery from ongoing challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. A $50 million grant program has been established by the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD). Eligible businesses and nonprofits

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Delegate’s Report – Fall 2020

This year’s Assembly of Delegates (AOD) was virtual due to COVID-19 restrictions and I was saddened that we weren’t all getting together at the 2020 National Convention in person. This was a challenge being that I was not able to get more feedback from members at our

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Education Fall 2020 Update

We are pleased to welcome Susan Francis as the newest chapter leader to our AMTA-CT team. Susan enthusiastically took on the position of Education Chair this past spring when the former Chair, Amy Waite, was elected to the chapter’s Board of Directors. A 2011 Connecticut Center for

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Government Relations Fall 2020 Update

Hello, All. If you are back to work, I hope this finds you and your practice safe, healthy, and thriving. If you are still on pause or working in a different manner, I hope you are well and finding rewards in what you are doing at the

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Fall 2020 President’s Message

Welcome to Fall 2020!   So many unknowns still.   Keep a positive attitude.  Reach out to family, friends and other therapists for support.  We are all navigating through difficult times. We are very fortunate to have Becca Torns-Barker (our current Conference Chair) and Nikki Arel (our current Government

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Reopening Guide FAQs

Updated November 12, 2020 New on November 12, 2020 COUPLES MASSAGE — is NOT allowed. Appointments must be one therapist and one client per room. No exceptions! Even if the couple lives in the same household, you may not perform couples massage. The additional massage therapist introduces

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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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