Posts Tagged ‘labor rights’

BILL TO GIVE NANNIES RIGHTS PASSES

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By Dan Rivoli Nannies in the state are close to winning labor rights. The State Legislature just passed a final bill that will give time-and-a-half overtime for nannies and other domestic workers that put in more than 40 hours a week (44 hours if the nannies are live-in), at least a day off a week [&hellip
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A Bad Bill

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To the Editor: Your article neglects to mention the additional strains the proposed legislation would place on the local economy, the job market and families with young children (“Nannies Close to Winning Labor Rights,” blog, June 4). Unable to afford in-home childcare, many families could be forced to lay off domestic workers
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