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The Sexist Agenda Hidden in Harris v. Quinn

posted Feb 14, 2014, 12:03 PM by Andy Bock   [ updated Feb 14, 2014, 12:05 PM ]

| Laura Reyes Become, Secretary-Treasurer, AFSCME. | Huffington Post, 02/12/2014 11:37 am |

 

On its surface, the case known as Harris v. Quinn now before the Supreme Court is yet another attempt to kill off public employee unions.  .....   There are now nearly 2 million home health care providers in the United States, and more than 90 percent are women. With Americans living longer and baby boomers entering their golden years, it is expected that more than 5 million providers will be needed in the next five years to assist this growing, aging population.  Home care providers assist men and women with disabilities and the elderly who want to live in their own homes instead of an institution.  ....  I know this because I was a home care provider.  That's why so many women have come together to form unions.