Submitted by TimWhetsel on Wed, 11/06/2013 - 11:25am
For the first time IHSS is attempting to define full time employment. For years, caseworkers have been wrongly reducing or denying IHSS hours because two parents were present in the home. Current statute allows for parents meeting specific criteria to be paid parent-providers, with no restrictions for two-parent households. Current regulations, however, deduct time from the parent-provider’s IHSS hours when the non-provider parent is in the home.
Submitted by TimWhetsel on Wed, 09/18/2013 - 6:34pm
US Department of Labor announced new regulations that will require overtime pay for the estimated 2 million IHSS workers nationwide. This includes the nearly 360,000 caregivers in California's taxpayer-funded In-Home Supportive Services program. The new regulations won't take affect until January 1, 2015.
Submitted by TimWhetsel on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 9:54am
In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) workers reached an agreement with San Diego County yesterday for their first raise in more than four years. Wages for the workers will increase to $9.85 from $9.50 an hour.
Submitted by TimWhetsel on Wed, 05/29/2013 - 6:39pm
Governor Brown budget proposal includes $1.8 billion General Fund for the IHSS program in 2013‑14, a 4.9‑percent increase over the revised 2012‑13 budget and 6.5‑percent increase from the 2012 Budget Act...
Submitted by TimWhetsel on Wed, 05/29/2013 - 5:05pm
Proposed federal home care rules that would require overtime pay for certain caregivers could disrupt California's In-Home Supportive Services Program, according to stakeholders and state officials, the Los Angeles Times reports.