PBS NewsHour

The U.S. needs more home care workers. Is this the solution?

Clip: 08/09/2018 | 7m 14s

America's home care shortage is critical, and growing. The industry's shortage seems to be driven by low wages, few benefits and a lack of respect for workers, 90 percent of whom are women. Would giving them more responsibilities and more training help workers earn more? In the second part of our reporting, economics correspondent Paul Solman takes a closer look at whether there is a solution.

Aired: 08/09/18

Rating: NR

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