A New York Caring Majority Town Hall with Naomi Klein, Ai-jen Poo, and our members. The work of caring for each other is the most important labor in our society. That has always been true, but the coronavirus has made clear just how fundamental care work is to our lives and our communities. In fact,
As stay at home restrictions are lifting, many of us are considering either hiring or rehiring a housecleaner to offer some much needed help in our homes. At the same time, the major concern for all of us, is to how keep our employees and our entire household safe. We’ve partnered with the National Domestic
We know how much you’ve been juggling these last few months. It never ends, caring for children, cleaning up after them, preparing meals and snacks, coming up with activities, helping them with distance learning, and trying to get a few minutes of work in at the same time. As stay at home restrictions are lifting,
Protect workers and yourself by ensuring the cleaning products are non-toxic.
Be a good and fair cleaning client!
Pilipino Workers Center of Southern California is working to elevate the issues facing low income residents of L.A.’s Historic Filipinotown and Filipino workers, particularly domestic workers and caregivers. http://www.pwcsc.org/
Organizer: Lindsay Imai Hong and Suzanne Schmidt About: The San Francisco Bay Area chapter supported the passage of the California Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights in 2016. We are organizing for a statewide social insurance program and in close collaboration with the California Domestic Workers Coalition. Resources for CA: Bill Summary https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/DomesticWorkerBillOfRights-FAQ.html
Organizer: Amy Cohen About: Founded in 2018, Hand in Hand’s employer members joined workers at the Pennsylvania Domestic Workers Alliance to win the strongest municipal Bill of Rights in Philadelphia in 2019. Resources: Bill Summary https://domesticemployers.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Philadelphia-DWBOR-Summary-Comms-Briefing.pdf
Organizer: Erica Sklar About: In partnership with the Seattle Domestic Workers Alliance, Seattle members won the first municipal Bill of Rights in 2017 to bring dignity and respect to the city’s domestic workforce. Resources Seattle Domestic Workers Ordinance Rules https://domesticemployers.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Final-SHRR-160-For-Publication.pdf Seattle Domestic Workers Ordinance Booklet https://domesticemployers.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Seattle-OLS-Booklet.pdf Seattle Domestic Workers Ordinance Flyer