We are standing together to protect the IHSS program for our clients
An out-of-state group called the Freedom Foundation is telling California home care providers to drop our union. They say they care about workers, but really they are funded by billionaires, oppose raising wages, and want to take away our benefits.
IHSS providers and clients are speaking out against them and their goal to weaken our collective power and our union.
”I don’t think the Freedom Foundation cares what happens to providers or clients. On the other hand, I know that our union stands up for our rights.” –Toni Monique Taloa is an IHSS provider in Orange County. She takes care of her sister who has cerebral palsy.
“It makes me mad that a group like this has come to California. They are trying to trick providers.” –Noreen Woods is an IHSS provider in San Diego County. She takes care of her brother.
“UDW not only helps providers, but it also helps clients like me. Without UDW, the IHSS program as we know it could be destroyed.” –Chantal Morris is an IHSS client from El Dorado County.
“If the Freedom Foundation makes our union go away, who will stand up for IHSS?” –Lidia Rodriguez is an IHSS provider in Stanislaus County. She takes care of her son who is paralyzed and a non-family client.
“We will not let anti-worker billionaires put our clients in danger.” –Diana Sanchez is an IHSS provider in Imperial County. She takes care of her grandmother.
“The Freedom Foundation wants caregivers to leave our union, putting home care – and our clients and loved ones – at risk. But we know that the only way we can protect home care is together.” –Editha Adams is an IHSS provider in San Diego County and UDW president. She takes care of her daughter who has chronic lung disease.
You can find out more about Freedom Foundation, its secretive donors and its anti-worker policies here: www.freedomfoundationfactcheck.com