As we always say, when we fight, we win!
Last year, SEIU home child care providers joined HCIIMK President Greg Kelley and Governor JB Pritzker to sign a historic contract that included a 30% cumulative rate increase over the life of the contract.
This contract came after years of attacks on our program that decimated public child care by making it inaccessible for parents and unsustainable for providers.
Our historic contract included 7 rate increases over the life of the contract – and January 2021 marks our 3rd rate increase! These rate increases should be reflected in your payment for services provider in January.
Details about your upcoming rate increase:
|3.5% rate increase effective 1/1/21|
|Licensed Group 1A||Under Age 2||$41.39|
|Under Age 2||$37.02|
|Licensed Group 1B||Age 2||$34.41|
|Licensed Group 2||Under Age 2||$34.46|
GROUP 1A – Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake & McHenry.
GROUP 1B – Boone, Champaign, Kankakee, Madison, McLean, Monroe, Ogle, Peoria, Rock Island, Sangamon, St. Clair, Tazewell, Whiteside, Will, Winnebago & Woodford.
GROUP 2 – Counties include all other counties not listed above.
It is only through our Union that we have been able to secure historic rate increases, health insurance, union protections and more funding for training and development for providers. Activate your membership today to ensure we continue to advance our movement for equity in child care.
“Providers overcame years of attacks on CCAP & our Union and won one of the most historic contracts in the history of our program. Now, we are working to ensure providers have the tools and resources they need to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us!”– Lucrecia Nieto, Member of the SEIU Child Care Bargaining Committee, Waukegan, IL
If you have questions or activate your membership, please contact your SEIU Member Resource Center at 866-933-SEIU (7348)