Archive July 2022

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News You Can Use: July 27, 2022

This week we share Bureau of Labor Statistics Wage Data for some funeral service positions. We also let you know that the parent company of Batesville is "exploring strategic options" such as a sale for the business;  Space is still available in the Celebrant Training offered in New Jersey in September;  The funeral home door at Boston Children's Hospital moves on Aug. 1; and  the FDA has extended the expiration date for iHealth home COVID tests.


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News You Can Use: July 20, 2022

in this issue we cover the required form and contents of pre-need funeral contracts. We also include information about the Emerging Leaders Program's recent meeting; the Team Edna organization; and the remaining sessions of the online OSHA Training to meet the license renewal requirement.


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News You Can Use: July 13, 2022

Inside Edition 7/14/22
MFDA News: Inside Edition 07/13/2022 -- In this issue we review the state regulation regarding making Preneed Payments by Check. We also share Information on North Shore Community College receiving accreditation for its funeral service program; Death notices; and Classifieds


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News You Can Use: July 6, 2022

In this issue we answer questions about having a Type 6 Funeral Director fill in for you while you're away/on vacation. We also share information about OSHA On-Call Summer Sessions and Summer and Fall grief camps for kids.


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News You Can Use: June 30, 2022

This week we provide an overview of the freshly convened MFDA Strategic Issues Task Force, which will study questions about and changes to funeral service business operations and licensing requirements. We also share information about the following:  A Boston hospital being sued over a baby's lost remains; The new BPH Burial Permits Office website; and Upcoming sessions of OSHA online to fulfill your annual licensing requirements.


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