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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
#EnoughPayToStay Home Care Workforce Budget Campaign »
The Home Care Aide Council (Council) and our coalition partners - Mass Home Care and the Home Care Alliance - are workin...
Monday, March 6, 2017
Council Joins Elder Lobby Day »
On Monday, February 27 , over 300 elder care professionals, advocates and Legislators gathered at the State House in Bo...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Home Care Aide Council Welcomes Legislators »
Working with Senator Pat Jehlen and Representative Denise Garlick, the Home Care Aide Council and the Home Care Aide Counc...
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Council Presents Munro Award to Chairwoman Garlick »
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Friday, May 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MA Elder Economic Security Commission Report Released »
      Lisa Gurgone, Council Executive Director, with Representative James O'Day (D-West Boyls...
Friday, June 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Offers Both Oral and Written Testimony on Earned Sick Time Hearing »
In recent weeks, the Council has provided both oral and written testimony regarding the regulations proposed by the Office...
Monday, March 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rep. Ayers (D-Quincy) Receives 2015 Munro Award »
On Friday, February 13 th , the Council presented our Peggy Munro Home Care Advocate Award to Representative Bruce Ayer...
Monday, March 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Launches FY16 Homemaker Wage Increase Budget Campaign »
The Council was honored to have home care aides and dedicated program staff from our member agencies join us as we launche...
Monday, February 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
2015-2016 Massachusetts Senate Committee and Leadership Appointments Announced »
On January 22 nd , newly elected Senate President Stanley Rosenberg (D-Northampton) announced the Senate’s committee a...
Monday, December 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
DLS Finalizes Regs, LTC Insurance Memo Posted »
For many months, the Council has worked in close contact with the Department of Labor Standards (DLS) as they worked to...
Monday, August 4, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gurgone and Council Victory Highlighted Online »
The Council is pleased to report that UMASS Boston featured a piece on their website on our Executive Director Lisa Gurg...
Thursday, July 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Board of Higher Ed Approves Allied Health Direct Care Workforce Plan »
The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education recently approved a new workforce development plan to address shortages and en...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Conference Budget Funds Homemaker Wage Increase »
On Sunday, June 29th, the Conference Committee appointed to resolve the differences between the House and Senate versions...
Friday, June 27, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
DLS Proposes Licensing Regulation Changes »
This month, the Department of Labor Standards (DLS) issued new proposed regulations for the Employment Agency and Tempo...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
More Advocacy Needed - Wage Increase Moves to Conference Committee »
Please Contact the FY15 Conference Committee Ask them to Include the  Targeted Homemaker Wage Increase...
Friday, May 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Great Victory! - Senate Adopts Jehlen Homemaker Wage Increase Amendment »
We did it! Yesterday afternoon around 4:30pm, the members of the Massachusetts Senate unanimously adopted Senator P...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
WBUR Story on Homemaker Wage Increase Amendment »
The Council is extremely excited to report that WBUR (National Public Radio in Boston) ran a story on Wednesday May 21st o...
Monday, May 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Budget Week Update! »
This is our last chance to get funding added to the FY15 budget for a Homemaker Wage Increase! This Wednesda...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Networking Breakfast »
On Tuesday, January 14 th , the Home Care Aide Council presented our  Peggy Munro Home Care Advocate Award  to R...
Wednesday, January 8, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council to support Mass Home Care's FY15 "Back to Basics" Request »
COUNCIL TO SUPPORT MASS HOME CARE’S  FY15 " BACK TO BASICS” REQUEST   Throughout our history, the Cou...