Home Care Workers Protest Nationwide for $15 Wage

Nationwide, home care workers protested on Tuesday, Nov. 28, to push for a $15 minimum wage, with many risking arrest. The planned “day of civil disobedience” was organized by the national organization Fight for $15, which lobbies for a $15 minimum wage and union rights, and is supported by workers from fast food, home care, […]

Election Ushers in Home Care Minimum Wage Hikes

In what has been described as a stunning set of results, America’s election decided a heck of a lot more than selecting the nation’s next president. It also brought forth a wave of minimum wage increases at the state level that will impact home care businesses and workers. Specifically, four states decided to raise minimum […]

D.C. Home Care Workers Win $15 Minimum Wage

Home care workers in the nation’s capital will now earn at least $15 per hour by 2020, thanks to a recently approved bill. The “Fair Shot Minimum Wage Amendment Act of 2016” stipulates that the minimum wage in Washington, D.C., will jump from $10.50 per hour to $11.50 per hour in July, and will increase […]