Domestic workers

A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Signs Bill Requiring Overtime Pay For Domestic Workers

Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed a bill that will temporarily require overtime pay for domestic workers in California, after he vetoed a broader measure last year that critics said would have opened the door for government regulation of part-time baby-sitting.

09/26/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California State Senate OKs Rules For Domestic Workers

The state Senate has passed a bill that would make nannies, housekeepers, childcare providers and caregivers in California eligible for overtime and meal breaks.

08/29/2012

Members of the California Domestic Worker Coalition are holding a protest in San Francisco. The group is also pushing for passage of Assembly Bill 889 by Democrats Tom Ammiano (center) and V. Manuel Pérez, which would regulate the wages, hours, and working conditions of domestic workers.

Domestic Workers Rally In San Francisco Following Movie Release

In connection with the release of the movie, The Help, domestic workers rallied in San Francisco Wednesday to show support for a Domestic Worker Bill of Rights.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/10/2011

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Hayward Congregation Asks for Domestic Workers ‘Bill of Rights’

Pastors across the Bay Area invited domestic workers to speak to their congregations as part of a campaign to get state leaders to adopt a domestic workers’ ‘bill of rights’.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/19/2011

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San Francisco Rally Held For Domestic Workers Bill Of Rights

San Francisco Assemblyman Tom Ammiano has introduced new legislation that would extend certain rights to domestic workers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/06/2011

Whitman Scandal Highlights Vulnerability of Domestic Workers

Whitman Scandal Highlights Vulnerability of Domestic Workers

Domestic workers held a rally Friday calling for greater legal protection of employees who work in other people’s homes.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/01/2010

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