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Victory for 27,000 Minnesota Home Care Workers

This victory comes less than two months after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Illinois home care workers are not entitled to the same rights as other public employees.

Minnesota Homecare Workers Rising: "I Am Only One Person, What Can I Do?"

Shaquonica Johnson of Brooklyn Park, Minn., wanted to work in the health care field for most of her life. As a teenager, she decided to go into nursing to help those around her live healthier, longer lives.

Daughter puts career on hold to care for ailing mother, then joins in fight for better jobs and better care for many others just like them 


Darleen says many people think it's just natural for a child to take care of their parent, not realizing that she is sacrificing her own career. She works three jobs and a minimum of 70 hours a week with low wages and no benefits to show for it.

Locals in minnesota


SEIU Local 26 - Property Services
HEADQUARTERS Office
706 North 1st Street, Suite 110, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: (612) 331-8336
http://www.seiu26.org

Public School Employees Local 63 - Public Sector
HEADQUARTERS Office
67 8th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Phone: (617) 378-0422

SEIU Local 284 - Public Sector
HEADQUARTERS Office
450 Southview Blvd, South St Paul, MN 55075
Phone: (651) 256-9100
http://www.seiu284.org

SEIU Healthcare Minnesota - Health Care
HEADQUARTERS Office
345 Randolph Ave Ste 100, St. Paul, MN 55102
Phone: (651) 294-8100
http://www.seiu113.org

Minnesota State Council, SEIU
HEADQUARTERS Office
2233 University Ave W Ste 422, SAINT PAUL, MN 55114
http://www.seiumn.org/

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