Information, Innovation & Action for Quality Direct-Care Jobs

WE DID IT! After almost 40 years of exclusion, home care workers will finally be covered by the same federal labor protections that apply to almost every other worker in the nation.

  • UPDATED: State-by-state data on the direct-care workforce presented in easy-to-read, downloadable charts.

  • Presents statistics on the home care workforce, including information on wages, hours worked, demographic information, and workforce projections.

  • By 2022, 1.3 million direct-care workers are projected to be women age 55 and over — a jump from 22 to 27 percent of the nation’s direct-care workforce in just ten years.

  • As a result of Obamacare, Michigan's direct-care workers can now find free/affordable healthcare!