For caregivers: If you have a problem at work

Myth or fact?

Caregivers can have their immigration status revoked if they bring a complaint against their employer.

As a caregiver, you have legal rights to fair working conditions and treatment under the law. Learn the steps to deal with any problems that come up at work.

What you should know

Work out the problem

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