Mid-Wilshire Nursing Home Workers Picket Outside of Hospital For A Fair Contract
LOS ANGELES – Today, nursing home workers of Mid-Wilshire Convalescent Hospital represented by SEIU Local 2015picketed outside the facility calling on management to negotiate in good faith and address their hazardous work environment.
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Approve Funding for IHSS Home Care Worker Raise
Los Angeles — Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to approve funding for a wage increase for the county’s In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) workers who provide care to low-income seniors and people with disabilities. The funding for the wage increase will put caregivers on a steady path to earn $15 an hour by 2020 and will keep workers $1 above the minimum wage thereafter.
San Bernardino County Home Care Workers supporting contract negotiations for better pay and improved benefits!
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY – San Bernardino County Home Care Workers gain community support, deliver 13,000 petitions to the Board of Supervisors in support of contract negotiations for higher wages and benefits.
LA County’s Home Care Workforce to Board of Supervisors: “Try to walk a day in our shoes and make ends meet for your family”
LOS ANGELES – Today, SEIU 2015 home care workers of the In-Home Supportive Services program (IHSS) called on the LA County Board of Supervisors to try spending a day in their lives and making ends meet earning meager wages that make it impossible to survive in today’s economy. Presently, for example, housing alone is $1,545 a month (this is not including all other basic living expenses) and IHSS caregivers earn just under $1,800 a month.
Blessing of the Caregivers
(FRESNO, Calif) — Hundreds gathered at St. John’s Cathedral in Fresno on Wednesday for its first “Blessing of the Caregivers.”
SEIU Local 2015 along with the Diocese of Fresno celebrated the work of caregivers in the Valley. In Fresno County alone there are 16,000 home care providers. Pope Francis has called their work “a precious service,” and today it was recognized.
IHSS Electronic Visit Verification: All We Know – and the things we don’t
(California) – Electronic visit verification is a component of the 21st century CURES Act of 2016. It was a sneaky little poison pill added to the act and no one likes it…Except those who believe workers and recipients are ALL fraudulent pirates who MUST BE STOPPED!