Direct-Care Workforce News

December 8, 2016

Federal Advanced Aide Bill Introduced

Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA) has introduced a bill to develop and test expanded roles for direct care workers who provide long-term services and supports.

December 8, 2016

New York City Home Health Aides Get 10% Wage Boost

With the minimum wage in New York City rising to $11 per hour at the end of the year, home health aides will see a full dollar added to their existing $10 per hour base wage. Their total base compensation will cross the $15 per hour mark for the first time.

November 7, 2016

Taking the Ouch Out of Feedback

Giving feedback isn’t easy for most people. In fact, many supervisors name this as an area they feel particularly uncomfortable with.

June 27, 2016

REVIEW: David Rolf's "The Fight for $15"

David Rolf's new book, "The Fight for $15: The Right Wage for a Working America," details the decline of the U.S. working class and points to a way forward.

June 27, 2016

Fair Pay for Home Care Workers Stands; SCOTUS Denies Challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 27 turned down a petition from the home care industry to review a lower court's decision in the case Home Care Association of America v. Weil, ending a long and successful battle to secure fair pay for home care workers.


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