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Media advisory: 24 hour workday should be paid 24 hours!

Home care workers urge the NYS Court of Appeals to reject inhuman working conditions and uphold the lower court decision When: February 12, 2019, 1pm Where: in front of NYS Court of Appeals, 20 Eagle Street, Albany, NY Home attendants, … Continue reading

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Cuomo puts Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance Program in Jeopardy; Workers, Consumers Fight Back

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposed State Budget 2019 would shut down an important program for home attendants and people needing home care and their families. Through the State Budget, which proposes to de-fund the CONSUMER DIRECTED PERSONAL ASSISTANCE (CDPA) Program, … Continue reading

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Hungarian Students Join Workers to Blast Proposed Law to Increase Overtime

This week we share an article describing the protests by students and workers in Hungary against what they are calling a “slave law” – this new law allows companies to force up to 400 hours of overtime per year. Right … Continue reading

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