Archive October 2021
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News You Can Use: October 22, 2021
In this issue we offer one more OSHA Training Session prior to the license renewal deadline of Oct. 31. This training is required annually for license renewal. We also include: The first article in a series on ways in which a preneed contract may be modified for a traditional insurance policy. Scenario 1: Policy will be accepted as ESTIMATED FULL payment; A Legislative update looking at what's going on on Beacon Hill prior to the holiday break; and Member news: Lyons appointed to NFDA Committee.
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News You Can Use: October 15, 2021
This week we let you know that the National Cemetery Association has implemented an online option for submitting claims and uploading documents. We also include: Q&A about CORI background checks; OSHA training registration information; and a story about the number of children orphaned by COVID-19.
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News You Can Use: October 08, 2021
This week Glenda Stansbury, CFSP, writes about celebrants: what they are, what they add to memorialization, and how they can benefit your funeral establishment. Stansbury will lead our celebrant training in March. We also shared: updates on sessions to complete the 2021 OSHA training requirement; a story about the number of unclaimed remains rising; and an increase in the burial permit fee in the city of Chelsea.
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News You Can Use: October 1, 2021
This week we include a story about Funeral Service Appreciation Night and the swearing-in of the new Board and Officers. Other stories included: Human composting is now legal in Colorado; Two OSHA training sessions are scheduled prior to the Oct. 31 deadline for license renewals; and Massachusetts extended COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave requirements through April 1, 2022.
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