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SEIU says poll shows strong support for home-care workers’ pay raises

Some 300 home-care workers with the Service Employees International Union 775 are at the Capitol today pushing for support of a contract giving the low-wage workers a pair of 50-cent hourly raises over the next two years. The labor group also is releasing results of a poll done for the union by Elway Research, saying 70 percent of Washingtonians favor full funding of the raises.

As reported here, an arbitrator ruled last year the workers, who are not actually state employees and earn as little as $10 an hour, should receive the

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