Washington Long-Term Care Workers Initiative (2010)
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Text of measure
The ballot title read:
- Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1097 concerns long-term care workers for elderly and disabled persons.
- Concise Description:This measure would increase training for long-term care workers; provide increased wages for completing advanced training; direct state payment of wages for training and wage increases; and require certification for certain previously-exempt workers.
- Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]
According to the description prepared by the Washington Secretary of State:
This measure would increase training required for certain long-term care workers by ten hours; create advanced training and increase wages for workers completing that training; direct the state to pay for workers’ time training and wage increases; require certification for individual providers caring for parents or non-developmentally disabled children, or caring for only one recipient for twenty hours or less per month; mandate availability of non-English certification testing; and clarify state enforcement of these requirements.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Washington signature requirements
According to state officials, no petitions were filed in an effort to qualify the measure for the ballot. In order to qualify for the November ballot, supporters were required to submit a minimum of 241,153 valid signatures by July 2, 2010.
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