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Home caregivers paid minimum wage rally for raises from county

Home caregivers paid minimum wage rally for raises from county

Pictures of caregivers, community supporters, and seniors and people with disabilities at yesterday’s action at Supervisor Rowe’s Joshua Tree office.
Pictures of caregivers, community supporters, and seniors and people with disabilities at yesterday’s action at Supervisor Rowe’s Joshua Tree office.

YUCCA VALLEY — About two dozen caregivers, those who use caregivers and their supporters gathered in front of county Supervisor Dawn Rowe’s satellite office in Joshua Tree April 8 to urge her to increase pay and benefits for in-home supportive services (IHSS) workers.

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has been in negotiations with SEIU 2015, the local union for IHSS workers, for about nine months. Individual members of the board do not get involved in labor negotiations. The board as a whole gives bargaining direction to county staff, and county staff negotiates directly with the unions.

Read the full article online at the Hi-Desert Star.

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