More than 500,000 California workers will get $500 pandemic bonuses. Here are the details

18 November 2021

More than 500,000 caregivers in California will each receive a $500 bonus from the state as soon as January, as it tries to retain workers in a sector long hampered by low wages and high turnover rates.

Those who worked as caregivers for at least two months between March 2020 and March 2021 are eligible. Both in-home caregivers and those providing Medi-Cal home and community-based services such as the Programs for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly would qualify, according to the state’s budget document. More than $280 million will be paid out in total, with state and the federal government splitting the cost.

Continue reading on The Press Democrat

See Your Business Here!

Would you like to add your business to our site? It’s FREE! Please click the button now.