Politics & Government

December 21, 2010

Caregivers win $57 million award

OLYMPIA - A Thurston County jury has awarded 22,000 home health care workers more than $57 million, finding that the state Department of Social and Health Services breached its contract with a 2003 action - the so-called "shared living rule" - that cut benefits to in-home care recipients by about 15 percent.

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