Letters of Agreement are like short-term contracts that cover specific issues. During COVID-19, for example, our Union signed many letter of agreement addressing issues specific to the pandemic, such as expanded paid time off or rules about how PPE would be distributed. Below is a list of letters of agreement impacting the homecare and personal support worker contract.

October, 2020

SEIU 503 signed two LOAs in October, one detailing mask mandates and medical exemptions. Another extended the PTO benefits agreed to in June.

June 16, 2020

SEIU 503 signed an LOA with the State to create a new expanded PTO benefit. For more information, download this explainer from Carewell SEIU 503. Or click here to read the agreement.

March 17, 2020

SEIU 503 signed a letter of agreement laying out rules for homecare and personal support workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. It protects your provider number, authorizes short-term overtime, authorizes e-vouchers, requires DHS to notify workers if they are exposed to the virus, and more. Click here to read the full Letter of Agreement.


Carta de Acuerdo firmada con el estado durante COVID-19 para Trabajadores de Cuidado en el Hogar y Trabajadores de Apoyo Personal.

خطاب اتفاق مع الدولة خلال COVID-19 لعمال الرعاية المنزلية وعمال الدعم الشخصي.


Письмо-соглашение с штатом Орегон во время COVID-19 для работников по уходу на дому и работников личной поддержки.

Addus Workers

April 10, 2020

SEIU 503 and Addus signed a letter of agreement to protect the safety and financial security of workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The agreement covers PTO, absences due to COVID-19, communication, and PPE. Click here to read the full agreement.