On Tuesday afternoon, Governor Lamont issued new Executive Order 12 updating the mask guidance that the state has been operating under since way back in Executive Order 7NNN on August 14, 2020 (and Executive Order 7BB on April 17, 2020 before that). The new guidance skews closer to the CDC guidance that we talked about
You remember the first “real” week of the pandemic, right? The NBA shut down. Then the schools. And then we were all shopping for toilet paper. Things were moving at light speed.
Yesterday brought back a lot of those memories and stress.
As post-vaccination life kicks in, the complications for employers continue to mount. No doubt life was a lot harder on lockdown, but some individual decisions for employers were easy — just work from home.
But over the last few weeks, judging from the calls I’m fielding from employers of all sizes, there’s a desire to…
Over the weekend, I became one of an ever-growing club: The Fully Vaccinated. (A lucky extra dose at a pharmacy was my early miracle.)
By early May, there will many millions more.
I posted on Twitter over the weekend that being fully vaccinated right now is a strange world that is causing the…
Big changes are on the way for employers in Connecticut that have been operating for close to a year under “Sector Rules” — mandatory practices that were set out by the state that businesses had to follow in order to reopen.
Late Friday, the state updated the website regarding…
Yesterday, Governor Lamont announced a major series of rollbacks of COVID-19-related restrictions for businesses. We’re still getting all the details, but for employers, the key thing to understand first with all the rollbacks is that certain things are not being rolled back.
- Face coverings and masks continue to be required
- Bars that only serve
So, a year into this pandemic, it’s worth taking stock (again) of where employers are in Connecticut and some of the issues that have been popping up of late that are far different from the issues we faced a year ago.
Yes, the pandemic is still with us and likely to still be with us…
Where are the clusters of COVID-19 coming from?
That was the subject of a state report that was recently reported on by The Hartford Courant.
When a team of Connecticut officials traced 84 coronavirus clusters to their origin points, they found that the vast majority of those clusters stemmed from four places: restaurants, workplaces, homes
Thanksgiving is now in the rear view mirror. Just a month to go until we turn the page to 2021.
But before that happens, there are a few things left to check off your to do list for 2020.
Let’s get to it.
- Register for Paid Leave Program – Conneticut requires every employer to register
At his press conference on Monday afternoon, Governor Lamont previewed a new set of changes to the Sector Rules that businesses have been operating under. These changes rollback some of the openings under Phase 3, and Lamont has called this new version “Phase 2.1”.
We’re still awaiting all the details this week; the changes are…