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Union home care workers in CT to receive hazard pay for being on the front lines of pandemic

Connecticut

(WTNH) — Union home care workers in Connecticut will be receiving extra pay for being on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.

Under the District 11-99 contract, those workers will get a 7.5 percent increase in hazard pay. It’s for all the hours worked in April, May and June.

Officials say workers can expect payments by August 12.

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