Chicago Mandated Contracts for Domestic Workers—and the Results Have Been Life Changing
Long excluded from labor laws and regulations, domestic workers are organizing and fighting back against rampant wage theft and harassment. And often, immigrant women of color are leading the charge.
By Jason Kerzinski, The Real News As of Jan. 1, 2022, a new ordinance took effect in Chicago aimed at bringing much-needed accountability to an industry that has been, by and large, treated as part of the informal economy: domestic work. Domestic work covers a range of jobs, from nannies and home-caregivers to home cleaners, […]