SEIU 2015 to Host California Gubernatorial Candidates Forum with Milken Institute and AARP
On Thursday, February 8, SEIU Local 2015 will host the California Gubernatorial Forum on Long Term Care (forum). As part of the forum, the nonpartisan, nonprofit Milken Institute will provide data and insights on the economic impact of long term care. AARP will discuss the changing demographics of California’s aging population and its needs. This forum will be the first time in which long term care for aging Californians is the center of discussion amongst gubernatorial candidates.
Caregiver Challenges Ventura County Board of Supervisors to Walk a Day in Her Shoes
Ventura, CA – An IHSS (In-Home Supportive Services) caregiver from Santa Paula challenged the Ventura County Board of Supervisors to walk a day in her shoes today. She was joined by more than three dozen IHSS workers and their consumers, several of which shared their stories during the public comment section of the meeting.
California Caregivers Tell Congressmembers: Hands Off Our Healthcare
CALIFORNIA – Dozens of constituents consisting of caregivers of SEIU Local 2015, their care recipients, and other healthcare advocates today protested outside Representative Cook’s Apple Valley Office, Representative Knight’s Santa Clarita Office, and Representative Valadao’s Hanford Office to tell them to keep their hands off their constituents’ healthcare and to vote NO on Trumpcare.
Fight Over Disastrous Health Care Bill Comes to California After Republican Senators Throw Wheel-chair Bound Protestors out of Nation’s Capitol
With the disastrous Senate healthcare bill facing its first vote as early as this week, people with disabilities, their caregivers, and members of the clergy will be ramping up pressure on Republican members of Congress to oppose the bill if it returns to the House. Their action, organized by caregivers of SEIU Local 2015 and care recipients, comes after wheel-chair bound seniors and disabilities were callously thrown out of the U.S. Capitol while protesting the bill that would put their lives at risk. Soon after, Republican members of the United States Senate went into hiding over the 4th of July break, refusing to face questions about their devastating health care bill.
Rep. Steve Knight locks door, calls sheriffs, and refuses to meet with constituents with disabilities, their caregivers, and clergy members as they attempt to share impact of disastrous Trumpcare bill
Dozens of constituents consisting of caregivers of SEIU Local 2015, their care care recipients, and healthcare advocates were escorted out of Representative Steve Knight’s Santa Clarita office today as they attempted to meet with the Congressmember to share the impact the Trumpcare bill would have on their health and livelihood.
Home Care Workers of SEIU 2015 and Seniors Discuss Health Care, Impact of Trumpcare Bill at Roundtable with Senator Kamala Harris
San Francisco, CA – With a vote for the Republican Senators’ Trumpcare Bill on the horizon, home care workers of SEIU 2015 and seniors participated in a roundtable conversation with Senator Kamala Harris today to discuss the impacts the bill will have on their health and livelihood.