Center for Workforce Solutions

Center for Workforce Solutions

Welcome to the LeadingAge Center for Workforce Solutions, our center featuring workforce resources for older adult services. 

Recent Activity

  1. LeadingAge Raises Vaccination Prioritization Concerns on CDC Listening Session

    An interactive and informative listening session, hosted by CDC’s Dr. Carolyn Bridges, explored current issues in the COVID vaccination roll-out for older adults in the community and in residential settings. Dr. Bridges began the call with what she called ‘ground level’ facts and known issues related ...

  2. Paid Sick Leave and FMLA Leave No Longer Mandatory

    The mandate to provide paid sick leave and FMLA leave for employees that met the requirements set out in FFCRA and updated in September 2020 ended December 31, 2020. HOWEVER, the Consolidated Appropriations Act (HR 133), signed into law on December 27, 2020, extended the paid leave provisions to March 31, 2021 but the extension ...

  3. Member Solutions for COVID Vaccinations

    In a recent “straw poll” by one LeadingAge state partner, members attending the weekly state call were asked to what degree the organizations planned to require COVID immunization, and how agreeable residents, staff and leadership were to taking the vaccine. The informal poll results proved to be consistent with what members ...

  4. Overview of Omnibus and Coronavirus Relief Bill’s Workforce, Telehealth and Senior Nutrition Provisions

    On December 21, Congress passed legislation that included an Omnibus Spending Bill, which allocates funding for the 12 fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills. The spending package also contains a $900 billion emergency coronavirus relief package to protect the lives of the American people.  The approximately 6,000 page bill, ...

  5. States Implement COVID-19 Short-Term Critical Staff Redeployment Programs

    The COVID-19 pandemic and the high positivity rates in communities across the country are placing several long-term care (LTC) facility residents and staff at greater risk of testing positive. As community spread increases, many facilities are left with a crisis situation especially when front line staff ...