Butler, Laphonza


SEIU ULTCW is the largest union of long-term care workers in California, and the second largest local in the nation, representing 190,000 homecare workers in California.

Administration Missteps Cause Confusion for Workers and Californians Who Rely on Home Care Services

laphonza_butler.jpgLaphonza Butler
Trustee
SEIU United Long Term Care Workers Union

Following a federal court order halting the implementation of severe cuts to home care for 130,000 Californians, new information presented during a Capitol hearing demonstrates that the Schwarzenegger Administration is unprepared to meet its own Nov. 1 deadline to implement new restrictions on In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program providers. Approximately 450,000 recipients and close to 380,000 providers statewide would be impacted by the restrictions.