35,000 Home-Care Workers in Massachusetts Became First In US to Achieve Starting Wage of $15 an Hour

June 27, 2015 12:18 PM

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35,000 Home-Care Workers in Massachusetts Became First In US to Achieve Starting Wage of $15 an Hour

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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