Calif. Settles Class Actions Over Home Care Program Cuts

Law360, New York (March 20, 2013, 8:50 PM EDT) -- Two California state agencies have agreed to settle federal class actions attacking several state laws that cut tens of thousands of low-income elderly and disabled recipients from an in-home care program as well as the wages and hours of care workers, they said Tuesday.

According to the California Department of Social Services and Department of Health Care Services, the deal allows for a 4.4 percent reduction in available care hours under the state’s In-Home Supportive Services program, starting in July, on top of a 3.6 percent...
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Dominguez et al v. Schwarzenegger et al


Case Number

4:09-cv-02306

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California Northern

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Other Statutory Actions

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Claudia Wilken

Date Filed

May 26, 2009


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Oster et al v. Wagner et al


Case Number

4:09-cv-04668

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

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Claudia Wilken

Date Filed

October 1, 2009

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