George Miller

Bill could gut scheduling

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A Congressional proposal to provide low-wage hourly employees with more stability and workplace protections could hit nursing homes.

Bill would affect pay, scheduling for some nursing home housekeeping staff

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Nursing homes could face more stringent scheduling requirements for housekeeping workers and might be on the hook to compensate them for last-minute shift changes under a bill proposed in both houses of Congress.

Letter asks House chairmen to remove proposed skilled nursing cuts from healthcare reform bill

Letter asks House chairmen to remove proposed skilled nursing cuts from healthcare reform bill

A draft of House healthcare reform legislation is set to slice $44.9 billion in nursing home funding over the next decade, according to a group of senior care advocates. The coalition sent a letter to powerful House leaders urging them to reconsider such cuts.