Community Activists & Caregivers Unite, Hold Action Demanding Supervisor Dawn Rowe Prioritize the Health & Well-Being of Seniors and People with Disabilities
JOSHUA TREE — On Monday, community activists, caregivers, and seniors and people with disabilities visited San Bernardino County Board of Supervisor Dawn Rowe’s district office in Joshua Tree urging her to support the county’s In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program — an in-home care program that low-income seniors and people with disabilities depend on to survive.
SEIU Local 2015 Hosted Caregivers night on Wednesday, April 3, At L.A. Clippers Game
Los Angeles County — SEIU 2015, California’s long term care union representing 385,000 nursing home and home care workers hosted Caregivers Night on Wednesday, April 3 when the L.A.s Clippers played the Houston Rockets at STAPLES Center.
Caregivers join seniors and people with disabilities in urging the state to protect Californians
Sacramento — Caregivers with SEIU Local 2015, the largest long term care local union representing nursing home and home care workers, urged legislators on the Assembly Budget Committee today to codify policies that protect the privacy and care of seniors and people with disabilities as the state attempts to implement the Federally required Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) policy.
San Bernardino County Caregivers Rally in the Streets After County Refused Again to Invest in In-Home Care Program for Seniors and People with Disabilities
Elected officials and community organizations also showed their support on social media
San Bernardino — Today, about 200 caregivers, community activists, and seniors and people with disabilities rallied in the streets outside the County Board of Supervisors meeting calling on the county to prioritize the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Program that over 30,000 low-income seniors and people with disabilities rely on to survive and live at home.
National Labor Relations Board Rules in Favor of Workers after Unfair Labor Practice Strike at Redding Nursing Home
REDDING, CA – In November of 2018, River Valley nursing home workers of SEIU 2015 held a two-day Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike at River Valley Nursing Home Facility (River Valley) after months of attempting to negotiate with management in good faith.
Seniors and People with Disabilities Show Support for San Joaquin County Caregivers and Their Fight for Livable Wages
Stockton, CA – Today, seniors and people with disabilities who receive in-home care through the county’s In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program spoke before the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors to show their support and call upon county leaders to give their caregivers a much needed raise.