Home Health Wage Hike Under Threat

As many as 12,000 home health care workers in Missouri may not see the wage increases granted to them last year. Currently, under a pay system overseen by vendors who administer the Medicaid program, care workers earn approximately $7.75 an hour, Missouri Home Care Union Chairwoman Susan Barkulis told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Unions representing the workers […]

Column: Missouri Home Health Providers Need Greater Wage Bump

Raising the minimum wage for Missouri’s 13,000 union home health care workers beyond the Missouri Home Care Union’s proposed $11 an hour is still not enough, argues the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in a recent editorial. On average, Missouri’s union home health care workers make $8.60 an hour, with Medicaid usually providing the funding. The Missouri Home […]