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August 9, 2019; New York Times

At NPQ, we often write about the need for nonprofits to advocate to lift wages and working conditions, especially in direct care industries. Sometimes, our sector is supportive of these efforts; other times, not so much. As NPQ’s Ruth McCambridge wrote back in 2016, “Some nonprofits appear to have an unending supply of rationalizations for creating wage ghettos among frontline and direct care workers.”

Now, however, from Alex Traub in the New York Times comes a story of a nonprofit that is, inadvertently or not, abetting the conversion of an industry that’s known for paying decent wages into a new wage ghetto. Of course, this is done with the noblest of intentions: finding jobs for returning

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