Fair Scheduling Trend Could Spell Trouble for At-Home Care Providers

In recent years and months, rising minimum wage has been top of mind for home-based care providers, adding another level of difficulty to attracting and retaining workers. But fair scheduling legislation that’s gaining steam in cities and states across the country could soon take center stage — and potentially make matters worse. Fair scheduling legislation […]

Home-Based Care Industry Reacts As Illinois Raises Minimum Wage

Illinois has joined a number of states set to raise their minimum wage dramatically in the years to come. Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D-Ill.) on Tuesday signed a law raising minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025. The move has drawn praise from caregiver advocates and criticism from industry leaders — who worry home health […]

Illinois Workers Campaign to Solve State Home Care Crisis

Following the drying up of program funds that helped provide home care to more than 80,000 seniors in Illinois, home care workers are launching efforts to get the funding reinstated. They’re doing it through a public media campaign to raise awareness about the crisis for home care.  SEIU Healthcare Illinois and Indiana launched a paid […]