April 19th: SEIU 2015 supports higher wages for home health care workers

April 19, 2022
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La Opinion: Trabajadores del cuidado de salud en el hogar piden un salario de $20 la hora

Los números reflejan una historia de pérdida humana y de costo operativo relacionado al Covid-19 en los hogares de ancianos de California. 9,716 residentes y personal murieron a causa del virus, lo que representa una de cada ocho muertes por la pandemia en todo el estado. Pero hay otra historia que no se puede contar con números. Es la historia de cómo fue trabajar en las peligrosas condiciones con el coronavirus: con estrés, miedo y angustia. Lea el articulo entero aquí.

Telemundo/Noticiero 52 a las 11: Time for $20

En pocas palabras, los trabajadores debemos ser respetados y valorados para que realicemos los trabajos que amamos y que son importantes.

Telemundo/Noticiero a las 6: Time for $20

Los Angeles Sentinel: SEIU 2015 Rallies in Support of Higher Wages for Home Health Care Workers

Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 2015, representing over 400,000 nursing home and home care workers, gathered in front of the Los Angeles County Hall of Administration on April 19,  to advocate for higher pay and better working standards for their members. Hundreds of workers showed up to shout the rallying cry for the day, “It’s time for $20!” Read the full article here.

Annenberg TV: Los Angeles Board of Supervisors Action Coverage

Today, In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) caregivers—joined by their supporters, including Los Angeles Councilmember Marqueece Harris Dawson and allies from the L.A. County Federation of Labor and Community Coalition—rallied at the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors’ office to bring attention to the urgent need to provide in-home care providers with living wages, improved access to healthcare, and training. These essential frontline heroes look after vulnerable Californians every day, ensuring they receive the care and dignity they deserve in the comfort of their own homes. At the same time, more than 30% of IHSS providers in California are forced to work multiple jobs because the pay from in-home caregiving is not enough to make ends meet.