Tag: NDWA

Massachusetts Passes Groundbreaking Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

July 28, 2014

They did it!  Massachusetts domestic workers and their allies, including Massachusetts Jobs With Justice, recently passed a statewide domestic workers Bill of Rights. Massachusetts marks the fourth state to pass a domestic workers Bill of Rights in four years, following New York, California and Hawaii. The trend reflects a growing… Read More»

Breaking & Beautiful News: Victory for Domestic Workers in California!

September 26, 2013

Today, California Governor Jerry Brown was joined by a group of domestic workers as he signed the California Domestic Workers Bill of Rights in his office.  It’s worth celebrating all of the workers and supporters who made this incredible victory possible. The bill is the result of a seven-year organizing… Read More»

Victory! New Labor Regulations Protecting In-Home Care Workers

September 17, 2013

Today, the Department of Labor announced new regulations to extend basic labor protections to millions of in-home care workers, entitling care workers to minimum wage and overtime protections and ending 75 years of unfair exclusion from the Fair Labor Standards Act. This is an important step toward stabilizing one of… Read More»

California State Senate Passes Domestic Worker Bill of Rights

September 16, 2013

Last Thursday, the California State Senate passed the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights, AB 241! This vote gets California one step closer to extending equal labor rights to domestic workers. If signed by the Governor, AB 241 would provide all domestic workers who care for California’s homes and families with… Read More»

Available Now: “Jobs with Justice, 25 Years, 25 Voices”

August 20, 2013

Here at Jobs with Justice, we are thrilled to announce some exciting news:  “Jobs with Justice, 25 Years, 25 Voices” is now available for purchase! Through a series of interviews and essays, this anthology gives voice to the community, labor, immigrant, student, and faith activists that have built Jobs with… Read More»

Over 100 Domestic Workers Rally for Basic Labor Standards

July 24, 2013

Earlier this week, over 100 domestic care workers rallied at the White House to urge the Obama Administration and the Department of Labor to end the delays in advancing new regulations that would provide home care workers with basic labor protections. It has been 75 years since the passage of… Read More»