Federal Court Declines To Overturn Union For Home-Care WorkersA federal appeals court panel declined Thursday to overturn a new union for thousands of Minnesota personal care attendants who assist the disabled and elderly in home-based settings.
Charges: Burnsville Personal Care Assistant Stole $12K From Vulnerable AdultsA 57-year-old Apple Valley woman is accused of stealing thousands from vulnerable adults that were in her care at a Burnsville care facility.
At Capitol, Health Experts Tie Low Wages To Low Life ExpectancyA group of health experts and faith leaders were at the state capitol Monday to ask lawmakers to raise wages to improve the health of workers. Statistics show that low-income workers die eight-years earlier than other workers. Shaquonica Johnson, 37, has been a personal care attendant for 15 years. She works several different jobs at $8.50 an hour to care for her two children.
Woman Sentenced For Stealing Identity Of Minor In Her CareA former personal care attendant has been sentenced for stealing the identity of a minor in her care, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.
Charges: Attendant Assaulted Woman In Front Of KidsA 20-year-old Burnsville man is accused of assaulting a woman in front of her children after she refused to have a sexual relationship with him, according to criminal charges filed Thursday in Dakota County District Court.