This report provides an analysis of what the City’s Paid Care Division has learned, model standards for paid care jobs, an overview of its accomplishments, and a roadmap for action it plans to take in the years to come as the Paid Care Division concludes its first year.
This report, using focus group and survey results, documents the experiences of New York City’s home-based paid care workers in their own words, offering a bottom-up perspective that is often lacking in public policy debates.
This report, using focus group and survey results, details the concerns of New York City’s home-based paid care workers whose voices are too often unheard or disregarded by policymakers or by the wider public.
The report highlights voids in labor protections experienced by workers across the city, concrete and positive impacts that the City’s workplace laws are having on worker’s jobs and lives, and the strategies DCA deployed in 2018 to make critical progress. Includes requirements under LL 107/2017.
Paid care workers are workers who care for people in their homes and include home health aides, personal care aides, home attendants, nannies, caregivers, and house cleaners. DCA created this overview to help paid care workers know about important rights and resources.