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What To Know About Paid Family Leave, And Exercising In Our Pandemic Bodies


Starting in January a new deduction will come out of your paycheck. The Connecticut Paid Leave program will go into effect in 2022 and can help workers get paid time off for a variety of situations.

This hour, Andrea Barton Reeves, the Chief Executive Officer of the Connecticut Paid Leave Authority joins us to answer our question and yours.

And how has the way we exercise has changed during this pandemic? If you are recovering from COVID, being physically active again can be a challenge. We want to hear from you. Are you zooming your favorite fitness class? Do you feel comfortable going back to the gym?


  • Andrea Barton Reeves - Chief Executive Officer at CT Paid Leave Authority (@CTPaidLeave)
  • Heather Labbe - Membership and Wellness director at the YWCA in New Britain, Connecticut (@HeatherLabbe7)
  • Corey Podbielski - Physical Therapist at Gaylord Speciality Healthcare
Lucy leads Connecticut Public's strategies to deeply connect and build collaborations with community-focused organizations across the state.
Tess is a senior producer for Connecticut Public news-talk show Where We Live. She enjoys hiking Connecticut's many trails and little peaks, gardening and writing in her seven journals.

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