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Value the Care! No. 5: Growing Home Care Industry Can Afford Basic Labor Protections for Workers

Brief
November 1, 2013

This brief argues that home care providers, despite their protests, are more than capable of paying workers a fair wage. The fact sheet points out that, despite huge revenues, many home care companies continue to pay their workers poverty-level wages.

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Key Takeaways

The home care industry is one of the fastest growing, with revenues doubling over the last decade.
Low and stagnant worker wages have helped to fuel home care industry profits.
By providing home care workers new protections, the nation can build the needed home care workforce.
 
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