Slashing Medicaid will destroy lives like this one in Stanislaus County
The Modesto Bee President Trump and all members of Congress should be working to strengthen the promise of Medicaid, not working to break it.
AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on Supreme Court Denial of Certiorari in Home Care Association of America v. Weil
State sells its in-home care setup to firm; services go to $39M bidder
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Kindred Healthcare Inc. is under contract to purchase the Arkansas Department of Health's in-home health care services for $39 million, the company and state announced Monday.
OR: Day care centers refuse surprise state inspections, no longer able to receive DHS payments
KATU News A DHS spokeswoman tells KATU News they now plan to notify all DHS day care providers via letter about the surprise inspections, but not when those inspections will be held.
AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders’ Statement on court decision upholding Fair Labor Standards Act protections for home care workers
"With this decision to stand on, we look forward to the Department of Labor’s enforcement of the rule in the states so that all home care workers can finally receive the fair wages they deserve," said Saunders.
AFSCME’s President Lee Saunders: Federal Court Deals “Another Slap in the Face” to Hardworking Caregivers
U.S. District Judge Richard Leon, a 2002 George W. Bush appointee, today denied overtime and minimum wage requirements to 2 million home health care workers.
Converting a Union Skeptic
The Atlantic Audra Rondeau wasn't a fan of labor groups—then home-care workers in her state organized, and she gave them a second chance.
Home Care, Child Care Providers Resolute in Face of Supreme Court Decision
Home care and child care workers will continue to stand up for quality care in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling in Harris v. Quinn today.
Merced County, CA makes offers to homecare workers
Merced Sun-Star Home-care workers of Merced County got their wish after more than a year of contract negotiations – but the offer was rejected because it wasn’t a fair deal.
Homecare Workers Union Strikes Tentative Deal With Administration
Vermont Public Radio One year after winning the right to form a union, Vermont home care workers have reached a tentative contract that would mean higher wages for about 9,000 workers scattered across Vermont.
What Older Americans Really Need
Jessica Brill Ortiz,
The Hill If we genuinely want to give back to elders who have done so much for us, we must turn our attention to direct care workers
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