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WAGE, LOAN SUPPORTS EYED TO LIFT HUMAN SERVICE WORKERS

By Kaitlyn Budion
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MAY 14, 2019.....Workers packed into the Great Hall Tuesday to advocate for bills they say would help retain and attract workers in the human services industry.

"We're talking about being treated fairly and treated with respect," said Michael Weekes, president and CEO of the Provider's Council.

The council held its annual Caring Force Rally to push for bills that would create a student loan repayment plan for human service workers and eliminate pay disparity between state workers and nonprofit human service workers.


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