Here's a roundup of media coverage from the first week of the release of Who Will Care? The Workforce Crisis in Human Services.
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Executives from nonprofit associations across Massachusetts share their thoughts.
The U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday filed a Notice of Appeal to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals challenging the district court judge's order blocking changes to the Overtime Final Rule. The court could grant a motion for an expedited hearing or a motion for a stay -- which would make the rule take effect -- but the appeal process could be lengthy. An article from the Society for Human Resource Management indicates that without an expedited hearing, briefs on the case likely wouldn't be filed before Inauguration Day on January 20, 2017.
Five member organizations were among the top 60 on the annual list of top women-led businesses in Massachusetts.
Employees, volunteers and supporters from state government, municipalities, the business community and the media were honored.
Social media is tricky territory. This roundtable will help you navigate to get the most out of it for your organization.
Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week will be marked Sept. 12-16 this year.
Shayna Seymour joins the all-star lineup of hosts and speakers taking part in the annual convention in October.
The Council sends its sincerest congratulations to Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison, who won the 78kg weight class at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio on Thursday afternoon. In doing so, Harrison -- who in 2012 became the first American ever to win Olympic gold in judo -- successfully defended her standing as the best women's judoka in the world. She won each of her matches by submission or pin in an amazing display of dominance.
Enter your human services- and Caring Force-themed selfies for a chance to win.
The Providers' Council and other human services associations sent a letter to the full Senate on Wednesday, June 8, opposing an amendment filed to the Senate zoning bill.
The 20 percent lifetime cap on Surplus Revenue Retention will be eliminated. Additionally, the 5 percent annual cap on Surplus Revenue Retention will be changed to a 20 percent cap per year.
The Senate began its budget debate on Tuesday, May 24.
The state Senate will release its FY '17 budget proposal on Tuesday, May 17.
The state House of Representatives on Wednesday, April 27 unanimously approved a $39.51 billion budget proposal for the next fiscal year, beginning July 1, 2017.
Despite securing more than 50 co-sponsors and legislators receiving more than 900 letters of support over the past two weeks, Amendment #914 - the pilot loan repayment program for direct care human services workers filed by Rep. Jeffrey Roy - was not included in consolidated amendment (G) Tuesday night as the state House of Representatives continued to work through its FY '17 budget proposal.
The state budget debate begins on Monday, April 25, and more than 50 representatives have co-sponsored Rep. Jeffrey Roy's amendment #914.
A number of representatives have co-sponsored two budget amendments filed by legislators on behalf of the Providers' Council and our members.
The Providers' Council will host its Annual Business Meeting and The Changing Face of Human Services forum on Wednesday, April 6 at The Verve Hotel in Natick.
The Providers' Council is attending all Chapter 257 information sessions that are being held across the Commonwealth.