California’s caregivers for seniors and people with disabilities kicked off a new initiative to keep the promise of living and aging at home for a rapidly growing senior population. At a State Capitol news conference, home care workers from SEIU 2015 and UDW/AFSCME Local 3930 joined Asm. Matt Haney (D-San Francisco) to unveil AB 1672, a bill that empowers caregivers to transform California’s In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program statewide. We must protect the right and freedom for Californians to receive care in the setting of one’s choice.
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CapRadio.org: Home care workers could get more bargaining power with proposed bill
A new bill proposed in the California legislature would allow in-home care workers to bargain with the state for better working conditions, instead of on a county-by-county basis.
The Sacramento Bee: ‘They’re only getting more essential.’ California home caregivers seek statewide bargaining power
California’s in-home caregivers, a historically underpaid workforce that serves a rapidly aging population, could receive a significant boost in bargaining power under a new bill introduced Friday.
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AB 1672 creates a framework to address labor disputes between employee organizations who represent independent in-home caregivers and the state.
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AB 1672 by San Francisco Assembly member Matt Haney proposes statewide bargaining for In Home Caregivers.
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AB 1672 by San Francisco Assemblymember Matt Haney: Creates a framework to address labor disputes between employee organizations who represent independent in-home caregivers and the state.
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‘They’re only getting more essential.’ California home caregivers seek statewide bargaining power,” by The Sacramento Bee