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Homecare Worker Organizing in California: An Analysis of a Successful Strategy

Labor Studies Journal

Delp, Linda and Katie Quan (2002). Homecare Worker Organizing in California: An Analysis of a Successful Strategy. Labor Studies Journal . Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 1-23.

Abstract: Article examines struggles to unionize the state’s homecare workers and collectively bargain for better wages and working conditions. The authors analyze campaigns in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Alameda counties, noting the obstacles to success and highlighting future issues of concern. The authors find a strategy of worker organization, policy intervention, and coalition building as the key to success in all cases.