Direct Care Workers in the News

The New York Times on why we must not delay implementation of the new rule extending minimum wage and overtime pay to home care workers.

Read about the awesome recipients of ANCOR’s 2014 Direct Support Professionals Award.

Former home health aides bring valuable perspective to the job when they transition into nursing, says home care agency president Marki Flannery.

Check out and contribute to the new TalkPoverty.org website, an opportunity for direct care workers and other advocates to tell their stories and share solutions.

From Northeast England, the diary of a home care worker:  overworked, underpaid, and looking after your loved ones.

A new book looks at the move to organize home care workers, nannies, housekeepers and other domestic workers.

A National Employment Law Project study finds that the middle- and upper-income jobs lost in the recession continue to be replaced mainly by low-wage jobs–like direct care.