Posts Tagged IHSS Cuts

Fighting together for homecare: UDW legislative update

Fighting together for homecare: UDW legislative update

UDW is the homecare providers union and the voice of caregivers in the State Capitol. We are fighting together for the issues that matter most to us and our clients: ending cuts to IHSS client hours, fighting restrictions to overtime and provider hours, expanding paid IHSS services and more. The 2014 California legislative session ended Saturday morning, August 30 2014. The Governor had until September 30, 2014 to sign or veto each bill. BILLS WE SPONSORED BILLS WE SUPPORTED BILLS WE WATCHED BILLS WE OPPOSED Join us to protect homecare! Contact your local office today to get involved.  

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2014 Budget & Overtime FAQ

2014 Budget & Overtime FAQ

  Still have questions about the budget and overtime pay for caregivers? Call our Member Benefits Center today at 1-800-621-5016.

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Over 4,000 converge on Capitol to urge Governor Brown to reverse crisis-era cuts & drop hours cap proposal

Over 4,000 converge on Capitol to urge Governor Brown to reverse crisis-era cuts &  drop hours cap proposal

  Caregivers, Seniors and People with Disabilities Occupy Capitol Building in Massive Day of Action   SACRAMENTO, CA –  In a day of action that coincided with the final days of budget talks in the Capitol, more than 4,000 home care providers and the seniors and people with disabilities for whom they provide care rallied outside the Capitol and more than 1,000 occupied the rotunda, demanding that Governor Brown rescind his proposed budget cuts to In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS). “We’ve come together in unprecedented numbers because the health and well-being of California’s seniors and people with disabilities demands urgent action,” […]

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Watch live June 4th and 5th!

Watch live June 4th and 5th!

Today and tomorrow thousands of caregivers from across the state are rallying at the Capitol to urge lawmakers and our Governor to do what’s right and stop the cuts to IHSS. Tonight at 7:30 PM we will gather on the Capitol lawn for a performance and candlelight vigil by caregivers to remind lawmakers why homecare is so vital to so many Californians. Tomorrow morning we will rally beginning at 10:30 AM, and hear speeches by caregivers and community leaders. At 11:00 AM caregivers will head inside to lobby legislators and ask them to support caregivers, our clients and loved ones […]

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Caring for California, part 4: United for a better future

Caring for California, part 4: United for a better future

May is Labor History Month, and this year we are celebrating the contributions of organized caregivers to build and protect a quality homecare program in California. This is the final post in a four-part series. Read the full Caring for California series: Part 1  |  Part 2  |  Part 3  |  Part 4 Part 4: United for a Better Future Despite IHSS’ unparalleled success as a safety net for Californians, there has been aggressive backlash from both county and state politicians against funding homecare in California. But in the face of attempts to divide us, we have fought side-by-side with our […]

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