Summer 2019 Caregiver

President’s Report, Summer 2019

Dear Fellow IHSS Providers— This summer is going fast! I hope you have been able to spend time with friends and family and are staying safe and cool. This past quarter we swore in our new UDW Executive Board. ( www.udwa.org/our-leaders/ ) There are some new face as well as seasoned board members who bring many decades of caregiver wisdom to the job of governing our union. Our 2019 election also included local district officers who carry out union duties and responsibilities within each of the districts. Together, we are a committed group of leaders ready to move our union […]

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Meet Your New Executive Board

Sisters and brothers, Every three years, UDW members like you vote for our union’s new Executive Board, the team of caregivers who are responsible for setting our union’s goals and planning for our future. That means fighting for better wages and benefits, protecting caregiver rights against antiunion threats and growing our union, and ensuring that the home care program is here for our clients and loved ones for years to come. This year, our board has expanded to reflect our growing membership, and I am honored to continue in my role as UDW President. Thank you, and meet the rest […]

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IHSS Providers in Orange County just won a raise

IHSS Providers in Orange County just won a raise

…and we won’t stop fighting for better pay and benefits across the state! All over the state, UDW members are turning out to show elected officials that the work we do is vital and deservin g of a living wage, because caregivers need to take care of our families and pay our bills on time, too! And even though the fight for dignity and respect is long and hard, we never give up! In Orange County, we just won a new contract with a pay raise after FIVE YEARS of the county telling us no. Our IHSS providers in OC […]

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What you need to know about Mandatory IHSS Electronic Payment

What you need to know about Mandatory IHSS Electronic Payment

Paper paychecks are going away in 2021 – make the switch today!  Ever wait days or weeks for your IHSS paycheck to arrive? Many of us have, and late paychecks can cause all kinds of trouble. But by switching to direct deposit, not only do we avoid paper paycheck delays, we also receive our IHSS pay up to three days faster, straight to our bank accounts or our prepaid debit cards. And soon, the State of California is going to require all IHSS providers to receive our pay via direct deposit or payroll card. The new rule was written into […]

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