6:21 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Massachusetts Domestic Workers Lobby For A Bill Of Rights

“The Invisible and Unregulated World of Domestic Work,” published by the National Domestic Workers Alliance, found most nannies, caregivers and house cleaners were low paid and without job protections.
Credit National Domestic Workers Alliance

As we’ve seen throughout our series on elder care, home health workers are an important resource for many families. Along with nannies and house cleaners, these domestic workers to provide care and compassion to our loved ones. But there’s growing awareness that that compassion is not always reciprocated.

Sonia Soares, who is a domestic worker, and Natalicia Tracy, who founded the Massachusetts Coalition for Domestic Workers, discussed what the Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights would entail. 

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