A California bill that would have extended those protections to house cleaners, nannies and elder care workers was vetoed by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
A measure before the Assembly would eliminate the exclusion of domestic workers from workplace safety law that covers other employees.
More than 80% say they’ don’t know if they can afford food in coming weeks, according to the National Domestic Workers Alliance.
How Alfonso Cuarón's latest film set in 1970s Mexico resonates with domestic workers today.
There are up to 2 million people going to work in homes across America. Many of these domestic workers have little-to-no legal protections, and many of them experience sexual harassment or assault. Marketplace’s Molly Wood and Kai Ryssdal speak with Ai-jen Poo, director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance about how that is changing. Hear […]