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!
Solicitan Al Estado Eliminar El Plan De Verificación De Visitas Electrónicas
(Berkeley, CA) – Solicitan al estado eliminar el plan de verificación de visitas electrónicas.
Arnulfo de la Cruz Discusses How Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Threatens the Quality of Care
Arnulfo de la Cruz Discusses How Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Threatens the Quality of Healthcare.
SEIU Local 2015 Caregivers, Seniors, and Community Members Called on Supervisor Kelly Long & Linda Parks To Honor International Women’s Day & Support Pay Equity for the Women-Dominated Home Care Workforce
(Ventura, CA) – Today, on International Women’s Day, SEIU Local 2015, caregivers, seniors, and community members rallied outside of the offices of Supervisor Kelly Long & Supervisor Linda Parks calling on them to deliver pay equity to the county’s home care workers.