A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution to Establish the Michigan Quality Home Care Council and Provide Collective Bargaining for In-Home Care Workers

Michigan Ballot Measure - Proposal 12-4

Election: Nov. 6, 2012 (General)
Outcome: Failed

Yes: 1985595  (43.77%)
No: 2550420  (56.23%)


Measure Text

This proposal would:

- Allow in-home care workers to bargain collectively with the Michigan Quality Home Care Council (MQHCC). Continue the current exclusive representative of in-home care workers until modified in accordance with labor laws.

- Require MQHCC to provide training for in-home care workers, create a registry of workers who pass background checks, and provide financial services to patients to manage the cost of in-home care.

- Preserve patients' rights to hire in-home care workers who are not referred from the MQHCC registry who are bargaining unit members.

- Authorize the MQHCC to set minimum compensation standards and terms and conditions of employment.

Should this proposal be approved?




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