by Bryce Covert Posted on October 15, 2014
This week, home health aides are kicking off a campaign to demand a $15 an hour minimum wage and better work protections.
by Bryce Covert Posted on July 1, 2014
"No, absolutely no, court case is going to stop us from staying united," says a home care worker in Illinois.
by Jeff Spross Posted on June 5, 2014 Updated: June 5, 2014
The latest talking point from critics is that the rules will hurt low-income Americans. But economist Dean Baker says that just isn't so.
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 9, 2014
The state will soon be the fourth to pass a domestic workers bill of rights.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 25, 2014
Many states that raised or are working to raise their minimum wages exempt home care workers.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 11, 2014
A new campaign focuses on improving conditions for domestic workers by targeting the people who employ them.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 7, 2014
The state House passed legislation that included a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights to expand their labor protections.
by Bryce Covert, Alan Pyke Posted on December 19, 2013 Updated: December 19, 2013
The news wasn't all bad for workers in 2013. They won some key victories.
by Posted on December 19, 2013
When denouncing the U.S.'s handling of a female diplomat's arrest, India's government should look at its own treatment of women.
by Hayes Brown Posted on December 17, 2013 Updated: December 18, 2013
The U.S. arrested an Indian diplomat for allegedly paying a nanny $3.31 per hour. Now India is retaliating, with one opposition leader threatening same-sex partners of American diplomats.