Gov. Charlie Baker's administration gave approval for a new contract that would increase pay of some 35,000 home care workers in Massachusetts to $15 per hour by 2018.
The agreement was announced on Friday with the union representing personal care attendants calls for a 30-cent raise on July 1.
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