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Americans Taking the #LeadOnLeave

Americans Taking the #LeadOnLeave

After millions of you watched the #LeadOnLeave video and hundreds submitted stories on why paid leave is important to you and your family, Secretary Perez picked up the phone last week to say “thank you.” Today I called people from across the country to thank them for sharing their story on how paid leave could […]

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You name it, they do it: Homecare providers in their own words

Filed in Workplace Rights by on January 13, 2012 22 Comments
You name it, they do it: Homecare providers in their own words

Homecare providers, caregivers, personal assistants – the millions of workers who provide in-home care in this country go by many names, but they all share a commitment to serving others. Unfortunately, many of these workers share something else in common: low wages. Although they provide a valuable service to many Americans, assisting their clients with […]

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Providing Protections for In-Home Care Workers

Filed in Secretary Solis, Workplace Rights by on December 15, 2011 38 Comments
Providing Protections for In-Home Care Workers

In-home care service is a high growth industry, and it’s projected to grow by 50 percent between 2008 and 2018. In-home caregivers are an essential component of the health care system and will only become more important, as an increased number of patients turn to them for more affordable assistance with medical care as well […]

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