Home Health Industry Fights Minimum Wage Rule
USA Today reports about the effort by home health care companies fighting an administration proposal on pay. Meanwhile in Connecticut, officials are considering changes in pay rules.
USA Today: Home Health Industry Fights Minimum Wage Rule
Home health care companies are leading the fight against an Obama administration proposal to require them to pay their workers the minimum wage, despite data showing that the industry was one of the few nationally to maintain profits during the worst of the recession (Kennedy, 2/15).
The Connecticut Mirror: Gov Gets Recs For Home Care, Child Care Worker Collective Bargaining
The working groups charged with recommending how to structure collective bargaining rights for home care workers and daycare providers in state-funded programs issued their reports to the governor Wednesday. ... Supporters say collective bargaining will benefit low-paid workers and improve the quality and stability of needed work forces. Opponents say workers will lose money by paying union dues (Levin Becker, 2/15).