Value the Care! No. 7: High-Hour Consumers in the California IHSS Program: Impact of Compensating Overtime Hours
November 1, 2013
This brief examines how the extension of basic labor protections to home care workers would affect California’s In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program. Specifically, the brief looks at high-level IHSS consumers and the effect of federal law required overtime protections for home care workers on their care. The brief concludes that service would be slightly disrupted for those consumers, but also that significant positive changes would occur as well.