Teacher Appreciation Day!

May 5, 2020

On Teacher Appreciation Day, I would like to send a heartfelt thank you to all the teachers and teaching staff who have gone above and beyond their usual duties to ensure our students don’t fall behind through this challenging time.

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Unemployment Guidance for Self-Employed Workers

May 1, 2020

The Connecticut Department of Labor has clarified the process for how self-employed can apply for unemployment insurance benefits under the federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program.

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Child Care Funding Assistance Program for Frontline Workers

April 28, 2020

The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood has launched the CTCARES for Frontline Workers Program, which was created to help frontline workers struggling with the costs of child care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program provides subsidies directly to child care providers so that children can get the care they need while their parents or guardians are able to get to work.

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New Resources For Unemployed Workers

April 27, 2020

THIS WEEK the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation will begin to provide the retroactive $600 in additional weekly benefit payments and later this week Pandemic Unemployment Assistance for self-employed individuals goes into effect.

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