March 20, 2020
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has issued a statewide “shelter in place” order in an effort to slow the spread of COVID 19 that goes into place at 12:00am on March 20, 2020.
What this means:
Your union is here for you, and we are working round-the-clock to protect IHSS providers and clients. Click here to learn more about what we are fighting for, including access to supplies and free testing for all IHSS providers and clients. And good news! The state is already listening to us. As of March 19th, the Governor has issued an Executive Order to suspend timesheet violations for COVID-19 related overtime through June, and all reassessments are being waived for 90 days.
We know you have more questions, which is why we are hosting a statewide tele-town hall next week. Stay tuned for more information about that call.
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