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Resource ID: #28659
Subject: Seniors
Source: Staff
Affiliation: Center for Investigative Reporting/Reveal, PBS NewsHour, PRX & The Associated Press
Date: May 2019

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Reveal’s Caregivers and Takers investigation uncovered widespread exploitation of caregivers in senior board-and-care homes across the United States. Many of these caregivers are immigrants who earn about $2 an hour to work around the clock with no days off, while operators rake in millions.

Reveal found that care home operators across the nation broke minimum wage, overtime or record-keeping laws in at least 1,400 cases over the last decade.

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