September 30, 2022

Actualizaciones sobre el COVID-19: hazard pay (pago de riesgo), PPE y financiación para los cuidadores

Actualización del 20 de junio del 2022: hazard pay (pago de riesgo) ¡Logramos una gran victoria en esta legislative session (sesión legislativa) al asegurar el hazard pay (pago de riesgo) para los trabajadores de atención domiciliaria hasta junio del 2023! Como puede ver en el siguiente cuadro, el hazard pay (pago de riesgo) seguirá disminuyendo […]

SEIU 775

Stronger Together: August 2022 Newsletter

SEIU 775 Sisters, Brothers, Siblings, This summer has been filled with caregivers taking action in ways we haven’t had a chance to do in the past couple years. As you’ll read in this newsletter, we’ve had caregivers come together in Washington, Montana, and even Alaska for pickets, bargaining, political education, celebrations, and more! And, in […]

The Seattle Times | August 22, 2022

Need for home care rising, but caregivers are hard to find in rural WA

The Seattle Times | August 21, 2022 “It’s not always the easiest path from ‘I am interested in this work’ to becoming a caregiver and making it through this training process,” said Lynn Kimball, the executive director of Aging & Long Term Care of Eastern Washington. “If someone else is hiring and the wage is […]

July 13, 2022

2022 年华盛顿州大选背书名单

华盛顿州的 SEIU 775 护理人员一同采访了竞选华盛顿州公职的人员,并自豪地支持以下候选人当选竞选公职。 您登记投票了吗?点击此处登录 VoteWA 查看您的选民登记状态,并确保您的地址为最新 没有选票?请访问 vote.wa.gov 申请新选票 如果您想帮助选出护理人员支持的候选人,请联系您当地的组织者。 联邦职位 美国参议院 Senator Patty Murray 第 1 国会选区 Representative Suzan DelBene 第 2 国会选区 Representative Rick Larsen 第 3 国会选区 Representative Marie Gluesenkamp Perez 第 6 国会选区 Representative Derek Kilmer 第 7 国会选区 Representative Pramila Jayapal 第 8 国会选区 Representative Kim Schrier 第 9 […]

July 13, 2022

Respaldos en las elecciones de Washington del 2022

Los cuidadores de SEIU 775 en todo el estado de Washington se unieron, entrevistaron a los candidatos a cargos públicos en Washington y están orgullosos de respaldar a los siguientes candidatos. ¿Está registrado para votar? Haga clic aquí para iniciar sesión en VoteWA y comprobar si está registrado para votar y asegurarse de que su dirección está […]

The Shape of Care | July 5, 2022

Podcast: The Shape of Care

Episode 1:  From fear to love:  An evangelical Christian and a Muslim home care worker This episode illuminates the relationship between Shazia Anwar, a professional home care worker in Washington state, and the woman she cares for, Darlen Wagenius.  In addition to Shazia and Darlen, the episode features Adam Glickman, SEIU 775 Secretary-Treasurer. Episode 2:  […]

SEIU 775 | June 30, 2022

2022 Washington Election Endorsements

Нажмите здесь для просмотра на русском языке Haga clic aquí para ver en español 点击这里查看中文 한국어로 보려면 여기를 클릭하세요 Bấm vào đây để xem bằng tiếng Việt SEIU 775 caregivers across Washington state came together, interviewed the people running for office in Washington, and are proud to endorse the following candidates for elected office. Are […]

WA News Service | May 19, 2022

Inflation Eroding WA Caregivers’ Gains in Pandemic Hazard Pay

“At the start of the pandemic, at-home caregivers in Washington state saw their wages go up with a boost from hazard pay. Two years later, inflation is erasing the pay bump. Wages actually have gone up for caregivers from $19 per hour in May 2020 to $19.26 today, but inflation means the purchasing power of […]

The Seattle Times | May 16, 2022

‘Whole new crisis’ for WA long-term care facilities, 2 years into COVID

“North Cascades Health and Rehabilitation Center is no longer on lockdown, so visitors can come inside and see their loved ones. Residents having a hard night can stay in the nurses station and do arts and crafts. There’s weekly coronavirus testing, and workers only have to wear surgical masks. But there is still a frantic […]

SEIU 775 | May 10, 2022

Big wins this year: May 2022 Newsletter

Union Sisters, Brothers, Siblings, Caregivers came together and raised our voices in a BIG way in Olympia this year. Because of the thousands of contacts between caregivers and legislators, we’ve won on many of our big priorities! Last year, we kicked off our Time for $20 campaign. And now we’ve won funding to extend our […]