Thousands of in-home caregivers from across California rallied at the state Capitol this morning, continuing a push to overturn a proposed cap on the number of hours they can work.
The pay is a sticking point in ongoing budget negotiations, with Governor Brown -- who wants to end overtime -- coming up against unions and some fellow Democratic lawmakers.
The caregivers say a cap on hours will force people to hire strangers to perform trusted duties and deal a financial blow to families where one spouse cares for another. Many with disabled family members work seven days a week.
Many workers claim they make less than $10 an hour and if they are only allowed to work 40 hours per week then they won't be able to make ends meet.
State lawmakers have until June 15 to pass a budget.
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