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Home Care Workers Minimum Wage

Dave Jamieson

Home Care Workers Win Fight For $15 | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

Massachusetts home care workers have notched the latest victory in the Fight for $15. Under an agreement Thursday with the office of Gov. Charlie B...

Dave Jamieson

White House Delays Enforcement Of Minimum Wage, Overtime For Home Care Workers | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Labor Department announced Tuesday that it plans to delay its enforcement of new minimum wage and overtime protections for the count...

The Wait Is Over: 2 Million Home Care Workers No Longer Excluded From Minimum Wage

Jodi M. Sturgeon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jodi M. Sturgeon

For the women who do this work, this has meant decades of physical and emotional labor that has been undervalued and underpaid. The work itself is considered "unskilled" despite the fact that most of us would have no clue how to safely move a 90-year-old from bed to chair or help a person with Alzheimer's avoid fear and frustration.

Dave Jamieson

Obama Finally Delivers On Promise To Workers | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a move that will change working conditions for two million Americans, the Labor Department announced Tuesday the enactment of a new r...

Let's Not Make Home Care Workers Wait Any Longer for Their Rights

Lateef McLeod | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
Lateef McLeod

Last December President Obama announced a new rule that would guarantee home care workers the right to minimum wage and overtime pay through the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which has excluded them ever since it was passed in 1938. The rule has not yet been finalized.