CEA Guidance on Paid Quarantine Leave

The Governor signed Executive Order (“EO”) 10 on February 4, 2021 mirroring Division E, Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“EPSLA”) of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”). All employees, (full or part time, long-term substitutes, new hires) are eligible for 80 hours of paid leave if they are unable to work for any of…

Statement from CEA President Jeff Leake on COVID-19 and prioritizing safety

The dramatic rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in Connecticut has prompted a growing number of public school superintendents to prioritize the safety of students, teachers, and staff by moving to all-distance learning through mid-January. We thank these superintendents for putting safety first, following the advice of health experts, and taking the wisest course…