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Worcester Telegram & Gazette - State PCAs say yes to union label

After a legislative battle that gave them the right to organize and months of campaigning, Massachusetts personal care attendants have voted to be represented by the Service Employees International Union. The vote adds about 22,000 personal care attendants, or PCAs, to the union's ranks in Massachusetts and launches the first effort to negotiate higher pay and benefits for PCAs who get paid by MassHealth, the state's Medicaid program. Click here to read the full article.

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