About UsMOHR in the News

More than ever, the MOHR organization and its members are appearing in news media across Minnesota. 

Here are some examples:



 

 brainerd dispatch

Local Cub Foods recognized for employment practices


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General Mills recognized (by MOHR)


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LISTEN: KROX interviews Megan Wark,
MOHR DSP Award winner

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Darcy Meagher of Functional
Industries honored (pdf)

hometown focus

(Free registration required)

ERDAC provides valuable jobs, services

Local service provides job training
opportunities to disabled adults

What do you see? The disability,
or the person?


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 Gonnella wins 'Tip of the Spear' Award


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MOHR Prez: Disability cause grows,
so we must keep on going

MOHR honors outstanding
direct support professionals


 sunthisweek

MOHR 'Tip of the Spear' Award winner featured
in south metro newspapers


crookston times

Polk County DAC employee winner of Employment
Service Job Coach award

 


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Partnership Resources Employee wins statewide award


Productive Alternatives advocating for staff wages


State rep visits Hope DAC in Tyler (pdf)


Staff shortage of service providers
working for people with disabilities


DACs ask Minnesota lawmakers for wage increase


 

Putting a value on human care (pdf)


Readers' view: Direct support professionals deserve better pay


Area disability service companies struggling to find workers

Appeared in Apple Valley, Burnsville/Eagan and Lakeville


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Staffing Shortage of Providers for People with Disabilities Causes
Issues for Families in Southeast Minnesota
KAAL TV
- Rochester/Austin/Albert Lea


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'In a fight for our lives' Rochester Post Bulletin

Editorial: Direct care workers should get a raise

Rochester news conference


abc newspapers

Staff who work with disabled seeking pay increase

Appeared in Blaine/Spring Park Life, Sun Focus- Mounds View/New Brighton, Anoka


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Productive Alternatives raises starting wages, counts on an increase
in legislative funding - Fergus Falls


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DACs ask MN lawmakers for wage increase


waseca county news

Direct care industry facing hiring crunch locally, statewide


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CHOICE, Inc. leader letter in Eden Prairie News

 

Staff turnover increases at job site for disabled (pdf)

Also in Vadnais Heights Press


Rep. Considine pushes for 10 percent caregiver pay increase


SEI seeking funding increase from state legislature


Group homes depend on cost-of-living increase


Letter: Raise pay rates for direct support staff (pdf)


 

 

Letter: Support direct care staff in area


 

Letter: DSP workforce shortage ‘public health crisis’

Low wages hampering caregiving, officials say


DISCUSSIONS UNDERWAY TO RAISE PAY RATES
FOR DIRECT CARE WORKERS


 

The Full story: County DAC seeks vital support


Two Harbors: Lake County DAC faces hiring shortage


Ortonville: Direct care hiring crisis for people with disabilities


 

Direct Support Professionals hiring crisis, radio interview
with Jo Bittner, Polk County DAC


Discussions underway to raise pay rates for direct care workers


Ending Commensurate Wage Policy Would be a Mistake


 

She asks, how long can the cycle continue?

Rotunda rings with calls for change, but is it enough?

Excessive regulations compound the state's care crisis,
op-ed by Michael Kraines

Choices, integration are working for many, but are threatened,
letter by parent S. Kenney

Direct support providers work with honor, need a raise,
column by Norm Munk


Advocates for the disabled voice frustrations

Most jobs for those with disabilities come through nonprofit providers


Legislators Hear Concerns Over Developmental Disabilities Workforce

MOHR President hopeful 5 Percent campaign moves through House

Human Services Commission pays visit to Alexandria