A Domestic Worker Bill of Rights

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The Domestic Worker's Bill of Rights, or AB889, would give California in-house workers like nannies, housekeepers and home health aides basic labor protections such as overtime pay, guaranteed sleeping time, five-day work weeks and meal breaks. With the bill going before a Senate committee next week, we discuss its implications for caregivers, families and for those requiring in-home care.


Marci Seville, professor of law at Golden Gate University School of Law and director of the Women's Employment Rights Clinic

Grecia Lima, campaign director for the California Domestic Workers Coalition

Robert Nuddleman, senior associate with Phillip J. Griego & Associates, an employment law firm

Jordan Lindsey, director of policy and public affairs for the California Association for Health Services at Home

Deborah Doctor, legislative advocate with Disability Rights California