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News You Can Use: July 2 2019
Department of Transitional Assistance Changes Effective July 1st Information about changes to the Department of Transitional Assistance benefits effective July 1, 2019. // 3 Month Delay of MA Paid Family & Medical Leave Granted The state has delayed the start of Paid Family and Medical Leave tax by three months. The payroll tax deductions are required beginning Oct. 1, 2019. // Dogs in the Funeral Home: What You Need to Know We also include an article explaining what you need to know about having dogs in the funeral home as a source of comfort. Click here to see all the news.
News You Can Use: May 17 2019
MFDA News: Inside Edition 05/17/19 -- This issue included updates on Funeral Service Education programs at North Shore Community College, including links to a podcast about the program and a meeting of the NSCC Advisory Board that MFDA members attended. There is also a link to obtain Mt. Ida student transcripts.[Learn More]
News You Can Use: May 10, 2019
This week we update you on expanded hours at two OCME offices and include a recap of MFDA Second VP Barbara Kazmierczak's talk at OCME Grand Rounds. Remind you about our Building a Better Business Dinner on June 5, which will focus on "The Age of Cremation: Gaining a New Perspective," with special guest nationally renowned cremation strategy consultant Larry Stewart. Learn about scholarships that maybe available if you are a student or apprentice. Join us on June 19th for our 2019 Funeral Service Appreciation Night Celebration. [Learn More]