10 February 2009

Domestic Workers Hope 2009 is Year of Change in New York

Check out this article about Ms. Foundation grantee Domestic Workers United (DWU). With a shift in power at the state level and a stronger emphasis nationwide on issues of economic security, Women's eNews talks with DWU about the prospects for passing legislation that would finally expand labor protections for domestic workers in New York.

Rebecca Harshbarger writes:
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. Read more.

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