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Benefits and eligibility have been enhanced by federal law, you may now be eligible if you are not able to work due to COVID 19 and social distancing even if you worked on your own, in the gig economy or part-time.
Know your Employee rights as related to The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act). The Act requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.
Local Jobs Available:
The Valley Shore YMCA is searching for people to make a difference in the community and be a part of the Valley Shore YMCA team. As a YMCA employee, you earn more than a paycheck. You have an impact on children, families and adults of all ages and walks of life. YMCA employees receive a free individual membership and many discounts on YMCA programs including camp and childcare.
Connecticut Water is seeking career minded people committed to exceeding the expectations of our customers, internal and external, and who can contribute to and excel in a team environment.
We invite you to consider open positions at Connecticut Water. Connecticut Water Service, Inc., a subsidiary of SJW Group, and through its regulated water utilities provides high quality water and wastewater service to more than 325,000 people in Connecticut. In addition, the Company offers water related services to businesses, municipalities, and other water utilities through its non-regulated companies.
The Westbrook Economic Action Initiative (WEAI) was established in 2017 as part of the work of the Shoreline Basic Needs Task Force (SBNTF) and Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries (SSKP) to work with the *ALICE population in lower Middlesex county. ALICE ("Asset Limited Income Constrained Employed") is an ongoing study by United Way throughout the U.S. of those whose income falls below levels needed to cover basic needs required to work effectively, including food, shelter, transportation and child care and other necessities. According to the latest version of the study (2018), the ALICE population of Westbrook in 2016 was 33%.
WEAI consists of a cross section of involved residents representing businesses, non-profit organizations, and town dedicated volunteers. The following thirteen substantive areas being addressed by WEAI :
A common theme is how to reach the ALICE (Asset-Llimited, Income-Constrained, Employed) residents addressed directly by the Communications Committee and open to all ideas.
Career/College Readiness Coordinator
Information and opportunities for Students & A.L.I.C.E.
The Westbrook High School Career Connections initiative aims to provide students with opportunities to apply academic learning through workplace experiences and help them focus on realistic career choices and preparation for those future careers.
The Career/College Readiness Coordinator contact information: