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Domestic Work

My Mother's Day Wish

Sen. Kevin de León | Posted 07.10.2013 | Los Angeles
Sen. Kevin de León

Domestic workers deserve the basic worker protections that most of us -- from legislators to store clerks -- take for granted. They do important work, though it's largely invisible.

These Workers Aren't Protected By Labor Laws

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business

GENEVA — At least 52.6 million people worldwide are employed as domestic workers, most of them women vulnerable to abuse and without adequate le...

Would You Answer This Call?

Nisha Varia | Posted 01.09.2012 | Women
Nisha Varia

Anis Hidayah was literally going into labor with her second child when she answered her phone, suspecting it would be a migrant worker needing her help. She was right.