DRC: SB 855 problems: proposed fixes

From our colleagues at Disability Rights California:  DRC has constructed the attached to fix a range of problems in the SB 855 (overtime) legislation which was so hastily constructed and passed in the last hours of the legislative session in June.  Our language would:  Exempt those providers who are paid by IHSS ONLY because they … Continue reading

DRC: New IHSS Overtime Rules: What Do the New Rules Mean for Consumers?

Courtesy of Deborah Doctor, Disability Rights California, here is DRC’s take on the Budget Act and trailer bill on IHSS Fair Labor Standards:   In short, for the first time, IHSS workers will be able to get overtime if they work more than 40 hours (for one or more consumers) in a week.  The state budget … Continue reading

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