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Workers waiting for their rights and a decent salary, a forum on Feb. 11

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By Melissa Sanchez After 22 years as a caregiver, Lisa Thomas is still surprised by how some employers mistreat her and the elderly she’s paid to help. There was the time a patient’s adult son chased her out of the house with a butcher knife. One client recently called Thomas on her day off because […]

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The laws that do not protect domestics – Las Trabajadoras Domesticas

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They are the workers forgotten by the law. They care for our children. Clean our  houses. Cook our meals. They deserve decent wages. But they usually don’t even earn close to the mininum wage. That is the life that Victoria, as told here, has lived. We will be hearing tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 11 from people […]

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