by Bryce Covert Aug 21, 2015
The decision reverses an earlier ruling against the rights of home care workers to get at least minimum wage and overtime pay.
by Bryce Covert Jun 29, 2015
Home health aides in Massachusetts just became the first in the country to win a $15 minimum wage.
by Bryce Covert Jun 10, 2015 Updated: Jun 10, 2015
Two states just significantly expanded rights for domestic workers who are otherwise excluded from many workplace protections.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Mar 5, 2015
The woman would now have to forfeit her 34-room mansion.
by Bryce Covert Feb 17, 2015
Home care workers barely make minimum wage and live in poverty while providing essential services.
by Bryce Covert Jan 15, 2015
Home care workers were on the verge of getting the same basic labor rights as everyone else until a judge struck them down.
by Bryce Covert Dec 23, 2014
Those in one of the lowest paid occupations will still have to wait to get the same labor protections as all other workers.
by Bryce Covert Oct 15, 2014
This week, home health aides are kicking off a campaign to demand a $15 an hour minimum wage and better work protections.
by Bryce Covert Jul 1, 2014
"No, absolutely no, court case is going to stop us from staying united," says a home care worker in Illinois.
by Jeff Spross Jun 5, 2014
The latest talking point from critics is that the rules will hurt low-income Americans. But economist Dean Baker says that just isn't so.