Direct Care Workers

Easing immigration rules can trim worker shortage: RAND

Easing immigration rules can trim worker shortage: RAND

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Foreign-born registered nurses comprise up to 15% of the total RNs in the United States, a new study finds.

Department of Labor extends minimum wage to home health workers

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The Department of Labor has announced it will extend minimum wage and overtime protections to home health workers providing direct care, earning cheers from long-time advocates of this policy.

Lawmakers want all direct caregivers to be licensed

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Iowa lawmakers are considering legislation that would require direct care workers in nursing homes to be licensed and meet training standards.