- Mary Kay Henry: Low wages keep home care workers boxed into a life of tough choices
- On April 15, some of these women will hold strikes, protests to call for higher wages
Mary Kay Henry is international president of the Service Employees International Union. The views expressed are her own.
(CNN)Over the next decade, a million women -- most likely black or Latina, almost certainly living in poverty -- will become home care workers. And on April 15, some of these women will take part in the largest mobilization of underpaid workers this country has ever seen, to call for wages that will allow them to finally support themselves and their families.