"Home care workers, like workers in other low-wage industries who have raised their voices for a more fair society, are fighting to live, not just survive. This contract is a critical step towards that goal."
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.
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.