by Bryce Covert Posted on January 15, 2015 Updated: January 16, 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 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 Alan Pyke & Bryce Covert Posted on December 19, 2013 Updated: December 19, 2013
The news wasn't all bad for workers in 2013. They won some key victories.