Archive June 2024

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News You Can Use: June 26, 2024

This week we reported on the national and Massachusetts cremation rates from the Cremation Association of North America. We also reminded funeral directors to renew their music licenses (and provided a link to do so).


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News You Can Use: June 20, 2024

This week we presented the 2024-25 Executive Committee and Board of Directors. We also shared federal statistics on funeral service wage trends and a new funeral home wage and employment tool; provided a report on the June meeting of the state Board of Registration in Embalming and Funeral Directing; reminded funeral homes to Save the Date for our Funeral Service Appreciation Night in October; and announced that the state changed the process for Types 3, 6 licenses.


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News You Can Use: June 5, 2024

This week we reported that the Colorado governor signed three bills to regulate funeral professionals. Also this week, we shared Worcester Diocese cemeteries holiday hours, announced that an OSHA training session will be held June 13, announced the state Supreme Court ruled on pay violations for commission-based sales employees, shared National Security Agency recommendations for smartphones to protect critical data, and congratulated John Congdon of the Keohane Funeral Homes for his selection to the Selected Independent Funeral Directors 2024-2025 Leadership Academy.


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