Santa Clara county home care workers and labor leaders continued their campaign for a contract negotiation and fair wages this past Tuesday (February 4) morning by rallying inside the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors meeting.
“This board is not taking care of the people who care for us,” said Luisa Blue, CEO of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 521 during the board meeting public comment.
“Our nation is aging. Because of this, homecare and personal care aides are among America’s fastest growing workforce. They are also among our most poorly paid,” continued Blue, who celebrated her 62nd birthday on Tuesday.
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County homecare workers continue to campaign for a living wage,
El Observador, Feb. 7, 2014