Quantcast
Happenings Lifestyle Reader Contributed

Community Forum in West Hartford Will Address Modernizing State’s Holiday Policies

Submitted image

State Rep. Jillian Gilchrest (D-19th) will host a forum at the Mandell JCC in West Hartford for the community to discuss ‘modernizing’ holiday policies for the state’s diverse population.

Submitted 

People of all faiths deserve equitable time off to observe their religious holidays.

State Rep. Jillian Gilchrest was approached by a constituent of Jewish faith who is frustrated that over the course of her career she has had to use more than 60 personal or vacation days to observe religious holidays. With more workplaces offering telecommuting and remote access, the state is well positioned to offer their employees floating holidays.

Please join Gilchrest for a community forum on Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Mandell JCC, 335 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford, to discuss this issue and possible policy solutions. All are welcome to come to share their experiences, listen, and  learn.

Like what you see here? Click here to subscribe to We-Ha’s newsletter so you’ll always be in the know about what’s happening in West Hartford!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
  •  
  •  
  •   

About the author

We-Ha

We-Ha.com is the place to go for the latest information about West Hartford – a town that "has it all"! We-Ha.com is part of and proud of our community, and we bring a hyperlocal focus to news and features about the people, schools, businesses, real estate, sports, restaurants, charitable events, arts, and more. Contact us at: [email protected] or [email protected]

Leave a Comment

Translate »