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    State Halts Implementation of Overtime Regulations for IHSS Workers

    From: California Department of Social Services To: IHSS Recipients and Providers   On December 31, 2014, the California Department of Social Services notified the public that implementation of the California In-Home Supportive Services Program’s new overtime, travel and wait time rules was being delayed due to a federal court order. This letter contains further guidance. In two orders … [Read more...]

    Request from Disability Rights California to IHSS Recipients and Providers

    New federal rules require that In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) workers receive overtime pay starting on January 1, 2015.  California has limited the amount providers can work each week to 61 - 66 hours, with no exceptions. The state will not enforce the new rules until April 1, so no need to rush to act!  These new rules will be a problem for some consumers. Disability Rights California … [Read more...]

    Important Dates for IHSS Recipients and Care Providers- December 15, 2014 & January 1, 2015

    Recently, the California Department of Social Services released a power point presentation to provide information on completing timesheets, how to report travel and overtime (allowed and disallowed), and shared various forms. The below lists the forms and provides links to them. NOT EVERYONE WILL RECEIVE THE SAME FORMS IN PACKETS MAILED OUT, if you have questions, ask your local IHSS program … [Read more...]