Home Care Takes ‘Fight for 15’ to Obama’s Doorstep

Home care workers and their supporters attended Monday’s White House Conference on Aging to further the goals of the Fight For 15 movement. Many supporters even wore red “Home Care Fight for 15” T-shirts during a panel on caregiving in America. The Fight For 15 movement has gained steam among home care workers, whose campaigns […]

Employee Union Keeps $34 Million in Dues from Unpaid Home Care Workers

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU), which encompasses 2 million members in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, does not have to pay back more than $34 million in dues collected from thousands of home health care workers who were forced into the union, a Michigan court ruled recently.  The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled […]

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 […]