Home care workers from across the country were honored this week to go to the White House’s United State of Women Summit and the Department of Labor’s follow-up event on women workers to take a hard look at what’s going … Read the rest
WASHINGTON – Following the largest-ever series of strikes, protests and rallies for $15 and union rights in a record 320 cities nationwide, more than a hundred home care workers in the Fight for $15 converged in Washington, D.C. this week … Read the rest
Emboldened by a historic string of victories for $15/hour from California to New York to Pennsylvania, tens of thousands of home care, fast-food, child care, higher education, and other underpaid workers intensified their Fight for $15/hour and union rights, waged … Read the rest
On Thursday, January 28, home care workers from Iowa were in Des Moines to support fast-food workers going on strike for the first time. They were on strike for $15 and union rights and along with thousands of other underpaid … Read the rest
At the end of 2015, thousands of home care workers made time to let leaders in Washington know what we NEED: better access to home care for all Americans, and a living wage for home care workers.
We printed out … Read the rest
On Nov. 10, we took over the streets in 500 cities across the country. Tens of thousands of us – home care, child care, fast-food, and so many more underpaid workers brought the #FightFor15 – and we brought it HARD.… Read the rest
When Republican presidential candidates kicked off their debate on November 10, they found that the stage had already been set — by the Fight for $15 movement.
Workers in home care, child care, fast-food, and other industries forced the issue … Read the rest
It’s not your imagination — home care wages are falling behind.
Wages have been dropping farther and faster while the bills keep going up. Home care workers like Jasmin Almodovar love their jobs, but Jasmin hasn’t had a raise since … Read the rest
Home care workers will march in support of fast-food workers during their biggest-ever strike on Nov. 10—one year from Election Day— to take the Fight for $15 and union rights to the ballot box and show candidates of all political … Read the rest
Most people would probably say that our loved ones are what’s most precious in life. So why is it that the people who take care of them are paid so, so terribly?
Hilda loves what she does. But for this, … Read the rest