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Friday, December 16, 2011

Meet the Home Healthcare Worker, Pauline Beck Who Inspired the President : Dec 2011

In 2007, then-Senator Obama spent a day "in the shoes" of Pauline Beck, a home healthcare worker. Today Pauline will be at the White House to watch as President Obama announces proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that will level the playing field so workers like Pauline are fairly compensated.

YouTube Uploaded by whitehouse on Dec 14, 2011

In 2007 then-Senator Barack Obama spent a day with Pauline Beck, a homecare worker. He worked alongside her, getting to know the daily life and concerns of a homecare worker. Now, as President, he has taken action that will require hommecare workers recieve at least a minimum wage and overtime protections - which many were previously exempt from.

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