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Meet the homemaker who could end Illinois' push to unionize home health care

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Pamela Harris is an Illinois homemaker who takes care of her developmentally disabled son, Joshua. She gets financial help from a state program funded through Medicaid. Technically, the subsidy goes to Joshua, who "employs" his mother as a home health care worker. Because of this arrangement, Illinois has decided that not only is she a state employee, but that it has compelling interest that...

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