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The Irony Of Healthcare Workers With No Health Insurance

Currently the majority of home health care jobs are being offered as "part-time" with no benefits although these companies fully intend to utilize employees with full-time hours. We workers are so desperate in this economy that we fall prey to these employers.
There is no security for the employees of these home health agencies who usually offer no health insurance, no sick pay or vacation pay and no retirement plan. Because of the job shortages they have a seemingly endless stream of new employees weekly who are viewed as disposable. We have no protection against being victimized since our priority is to pay our bills. Under these employment circumstances where will we home health workers be when we are elderly? In the poor-house no doubt. Meanwhile, the owners of these businesses live like kings and queens.