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California Domestic Workers

Beyond Outrage: How the African Diaspora Can Support Migrant Worker Rights in the Middle East

Kumera Genet | Posted 01.24.2014 | Black Voices
Kumera Genet

The success of any lasting movement formed from these protests will rely on us using our skills and investing time in helping to create systems to ensure the accountability of both migrant sending and receiving governments.

Second State In Nation May Pass Domestic Workers Bill Of Rights

Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.12.2013 | Latino Voices

The California State Legislature has approved a bill that could mark a huge step forward for domestic worker rights in the state. AB-241, introduce...

Kathleen Miles

Domestic Workers Take To The Streets To Demand Rights

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.07.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Over a hundred domestic workers and their supporters banged on pots and pans in front of the state building in downtown LA Thursday to ...

Protecting Our Protectors

Michael Kaufman | Posted 09.27.2012 | Los Angeles
Michael Kaufman

California law actually provides fewer protections in the domestic work industry than most other areas of employment. The Domestic Worker Bill of Rights would level the playing field and make life safer and healthier for domestic workers.

Anna Almendrala

Does Your Live-In Have The Right To 8 Hours Of Sleep?

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.06.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Officially, Louisa Araneta* is a live-in caretaker for an elderly woman who needs help eating, bathing and getting dressed. Unofficiall...