by Bryce Covert Posted on June 29, 2015
Home health aides in Massachusetts just became the first in the country to win a $15 minimum wage.
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 10, 2015 Updated: June 10, 2015
Two states just significantly expanded rights for domestic workers who are otherwise excluded from many workplace protections.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on March 5, 2015
The woman would now have to forfeit her 34-room mansion.
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 17, 2015
Home care workers barely make minimum wage and live in poverty while providing essential services.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 15, 2015
Home care workers were on the verge of getting the same basic labor rights as everyone else until a judge struck them down.
by Bryce Covert Posted on December 23, 2014
Those in one of the lowest paid occupations will still have to wait to get the same labor protections as all other workers.
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
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.