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City Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez announces the resolution which will allow the City Council to hold hearings on a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights on March 14 at Philadelphia City Hall. Photo: Emily Neil / AL DÍA News

The Pennsylvania Domestic Workers Alliance, Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez, and other elected officials announced on March 14 that the City Council will hold hearings on a proposed Philadelphia Domestic Worker Bill of Rights.

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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