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Illinois To Finally Pay Home Care Worker Raises

Thousands of people who take care of adults or children for the state will soon be getting a bigger paycheck. SEIU yesterday announced that Governor JB Pritzker will pay a long-stalled 48-cent-an-hour pay raise to home care and child care workers. They will also get a year’s worth of backpay. Governor Rauner refused to pay the raises. The back pay alone will cost taxpayers 29-million-dollars.

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