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Mayor Jim Kenney (center) signs the Philadelphia Domestic Workers Bill of Rights as domestic workers, organizers, leaders, and elected officials look on. Photo: Emily Neil / AL DÍA News

On Tuesday, Mayor Jim Kenney signed the bill, which is considered to be one of the strongest sets of labor protections for domestic workers in the country.

Alianza presiona por la Declaración de derechos de las trabajadoras del hogar de Filadelfia

 03/11/2019 - 14:38
María del Carmen Díaz has worked as a nanny, caretaker, and house-cleaner in the 24 years that have passed since she first arrived in Philadelphia from Mexico. As a member of the Pennsylvania Domestic Workers Alliance, del Carmen Díaz is working to pass a Philadelphia Domestic Worker Bill of Rights, that would stipulate rights and regulations for what has long been a profession unprotected by law. Photo: Emily Neil / AL DÍA News

Una organización local dirigida por trabajadoras encabeza la lucha para asegurar que la protección jurídica sea ampliada para incluir a una de las profesiones más vulnerables de la fuerza laboral de Filadelfia, que podría convertirse en una de las ciudades estadounidenses más grandes, a la fecha, en aprobar una legislación tal.

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