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Workers brave storm, urge NYS Court of Appeals to uphold right to 24-hour’s pay for 24-hour workday

Despite a winter storm warning, more than 50 home attendants and other workers from the Ain’t I a Woman?! Campaign traveled to Albany this month (2/12/19) to urge the NYS Court of Appeals to uphold the decisions of the lower … Continue reading

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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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