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Maintaining and Improving Social Security for Direct Care Workers

Publication Date:
Jan 2011
Project Programs:
Future of Work

This brief provides direct care workers and their allies with information they can use to become engaged in efforts to maintain and strengthen Social Security. After providing background on how Social Security works and why today’s direct care workers can count on it being there for them when they retire, it details some troubling recent proposals that would cut Social Security benefits. The final section way to improve Social Security and increase the retirement security of direct care workers.

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