Moreover, most domestic workers lack the basic job protections that Americans in other professions take for granted: contracts, sick leave, vacation days, matched contributions to Social Security, retirement benefits. Today, however, Juarez knows her.
TALLAHASSE, Fla. - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is going to approve a pay raise for state employees . Scott will sign a bill Wednesday that includes $183 million that will be used to offer varying levels of pay hikes for workers . Rank-and-file employees who.
On Tuesday, both houses of Hawaii’s state legislature passed a bill that grants domestic workers basic labor rights: The bill passed the House and Senate on Tuesday with little opposition in the heavily Democratic chambers. It covers cooks, waiters.
vacation days, and recourse for sexual harassment. Ai-jen Poo’s on a mission to change that. In 2010, because of her organizing, New York state passed a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights. Massachusetts, California, and Hawaii have followed suit.
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HONOLULU—Hawaii’s legislature ... considering workforce protections for domestic workers this year. This week the Illinois Senate’s labor committee will vote on the state’s proposed Domestic Worker Bill of Rights.
It is time for Florida to step up and join states such as New York, California, Illinois, Hawaii and others in passing a bill of rights to protect domestic workers and regulate this crucial industry. We let domestic workers into our homes to take care.
HONOLULU — A federal judge in Hawaii granted the state's request for a longer-term halt of the revised travel ban executive order Wednesday. U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson blocked the core provisions of the revised executive order two weeks .
Darius Monsef moved from San Francisco to Hawaii — with a pit stop in Los Angeles — and his employer Zapier wants other employees to follow suit. Start-up Zapier, which sells software that integrates with apps from Google, Microsoft, Facebook and.
In recent years, New York, California, Massachusetts, and Hawaii have adopted different versions of the Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights that provides new protections for nannies, babysitters, senior care aides, housekeepers and others — primarily.
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Last summer, Massachusetts became the fourth state in the nation to enact a bill of rights for domestic workers , establishing labor standards and granting basic protections to nannies, housekeepers, and other in-home caregivers. The law, which went.