The National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) just sent out the announcement below to let people know about its acquisition of DCA and to ask former DCA members and allies if they want to keep fighting for direct care worker rights, starting with minimum wage and overtime pay for home care workers. Please take NDWA’s very short (three-question) survey. They really want to hear from you!
We are delighted to announce that the members and allies of Direct Care Alliance (DCA) found a new home at the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) this month, when we finalized an acquisition agreement.
By joining forces, we will make sure the voices of direct care workers are too loud to be ignored.
As you know, direct care is one of the fastest-growing job sectors in the U.S., and home care is the fastest-growing sector of all. The growing demand for these services makes our need to improve these undervalued jobs that much more urgent.
For the sake of millions of direct care workers and the tens of millions of people they assist, we need to improve and stabilize these jobs. Continue reading »