Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss how the budget reconciliation bill may benefit nursing home workers and help mitigate the industry’s current labor shortage.
As part of President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better agenda, the budget reconciliation bill will provide over $400 million for states to invest in better training and provide more livable wages to healthcare workers.
Fiesta also spoke about efforts under former President Trump to privatize traditional Medicare that have since been reversed by President Biden.
Lastly, he talked about the available resources to help seniors enroll in a Medicare plan during the open enrollment period.
Listen to the entire episode to learn more about these topics:
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