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CA State Senate Passes the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

Photo from Domestic Workers United What You Can Do Now About the CA Domestic Workers Bill of RightsLast week California’s State Senate passed the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights and now California Governor Jerry Brown needs to sign it into law. If you support the bill call Governor Brown’s office at (916) 445-2841 and leave a message asking the Governor to […]

Article Talks About The Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

Being a Nanny in a Post-Bill of Rights State in Huffington Post by Arlene Roberts The Domestic Workers Bill of Rights ushered in a new era for nannies and house-keepers in New York. Or did it? It has been almost a year and a half since the legislation was enacted. This May Day would be a […]

Domestics Rally In Support of Domestic Workers Bill of Rights in CA

Right now, there are hundreds of supporters in the CA state capital lobbying in support of AB889 the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights. The CA Domestic Workers Bill of Rights is currently in the Senate Appropriations Committee suspense file meaning that it is at risk of dying. Deadline to get this out of Appropriations is 8/25. If […]

California Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Passed

Today the California Domestic Workers Bill of Rights passed the California Senate Labor Committee. Sponsored by Assembly member Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco), the bill now heads to the Senate Appropriations Committee for approval. Co-sponsored by Assembly members Allen (D- Sonoma), Cedillo (D- LA), Ma (D- San Francisco), Fuentes (D-San Fernando), Ma (D-San Francisco), Monning (D- […]

Send Your Letter in Support or Opposition of the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Today!

CA Domestic Workers Bill of Rights to Be Heard This Wednesday! Tomorrow, Wednesday July 6, the CA Domestic Workers Bill of Rights will be heard in the Senate Labor Committee. Please click here to contact Labor Committee Chair, Ted Leiu and the other Senate Labor Committee members and let them know that their support of […]

Notice of Termination and the California Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

Have You Always Been Given at Least 21-Days Notice or Severance Pay When Leaving a Nanny Job? We have been discussing the two views of the California Domestic Workers Bill of Rights (CDWBR) — trying to explain why some oppose it and why some support it. This legislation requires at least 21-days advance notice before […]

How to Join in Historic Ceremony as Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Becomes Law

Domestic Workers Bill of Rights to Become Law Tuesday, August 31st at 11AM New York Governor Paterson will be signing the New York Domestic Workers Bill of Rights into law this coming Tuesday, August 31st at 11am. Join domestic workers and supporters for the historic ceremony at the new Harriet Tubman Memorial Plaza, a traffic […]

Women’s eNews N.Y. Domestic Workers See Bill of Rights in ’09

N.Y. Domestic Workers See Bill of Rights in ’09By Rebecca HarshbargerWeNews correspondent http://www.womensenews.org/article.cfm?aid=3913 Amid massive layoffs, domestic workers and advocates across the country are looking to New York to become the first state to extend legal protections for health insurance, overtime, severance and cost-of-living salary adjustments. (WOMENSENEWS)–When Lois Newland began working as a nanny in […]

Home Care Workers Included in Fair Labor Standards Act!

Major Step for Domestic Workers Yesterday the White House released new regulations to include home care workers in the Fair Labor Standards Act! Last Wednesday, the California State Senate passed the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights, AB 241! The announcement from the White House is part of a broad movement to win dignity, respect, and […]

Do You Support or Oppose the CA Domesitc Workers Bill of Rights?

APNA View of Proposed Laws for Household Workers Risk to safety, business climate & tax collection We have discussed the CA Domestic Workers Bill of Rights extensively on this blog. Some of the terms the bill had hoped to include (but some have been removed) are: the right to paid sick days and worker’s compensation if […]