Future of Home Care Workforce Caught in State Budget Snafus

Impasses over state budgets in Illinois and California are threatening to stymie those states’ home health care workforces during a crucial period of growth for the industry. The Illinois House earlier this month voted to approve an $817 million spending plan that would temporarily fund cash-starved universities and other programs, according to the Associated Press. […]

LA County Puts Home Care Workers on ‘Path to $15’

A week after gaining support from White House hopeful Hillary Clinton, home care workers boasted another win in their “Fight for $15” on Tuesday. That day, Los Angeles County supervisors voted to raise the wage of about 140,000 home health care workers paid through a state program partially funded by the county, according to a report […]