Workforce Crisis News Coverage

Daily Herald, July 17, 2017
Suburban Caregivers get small boost in pay, but fight wages on

WGN TV
June 8, 2017, House Human Service Hearing
     June 7, 2017, The Human Cost of No Illinois Budget

Chicago Tribune, May 25, 2017
Illinois, give them a raise!  Show you care about caregivers, people with disabilities

May 19, 2017, Champaign News Gazette Podcast
Dale Morrissey talks about the DSP Crisis

May 18, 2017,KWQC, Channel 6, Quad Cities
Low wages to blame for shortage of caregivers for people with disabilities

May 12, 2017, Chicago Tribune
Shortage of caregivers for people with disabilities intensifies statewide

May 10, 2017, Peoria Journal Star
AFSCME Wants Raises for workers who care for people with disabilities

April 13, 2017, Daily Southtown
Budget Impasse threatens state commitment to mental health care

February 4, 2017, Joliet Herald News
New Lenox's Trinity Services and Cornerstone of Joliet say they face staffing crisis

August 29, 2016, Chicago Tribune
Governor Vetoes DSP Wage Bill  

April 13, 2016, Chicago Tribune
Staffing Crisis Hurting Essential Services     NonProfits serving People with Disabilities report Staffing Crisis

March 23, 2016, WGN Chicago
State's budget battle leaves caregiver unpaid, family concerned

March, 22, 2016, Bellevue News Democrat
Adult-care workers rally for more staff to help clients

March 4, 2016, Rockford Register Star
Budget impasse affects care providers for the developmentally disabled

February 16, 2016, WBEZ Chicago
With No State Budget, Illinois Agencies Face High Turnover 

 

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