Washington Post: D.C. Home Health Care Workers Organize to Seek $15 an Hour

The demand for home health-care workers is fast growing in the United States, with more being needed as baby boomers grow older. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the country will need an additional 1 million such workers by 2022. According to a recent report from the National Employment Law Project, the nation’s 2 million home health-care workers took home an average salary of $18,598 in 2013, compared to the national average of $46,440 for salaried workers that year.

Read the full story at the Washington Post.


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