Tagged: covid-19

6 Months in Crisis: The Impact of COVID-19 on Domestic Workers

This report sheds light on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Spanish-speaking domestic workers. The pandemic has demonstrated how essential domestic workers are to our economy and society, yet they continue to be underrepresented in official economic data. This invisibility further marginalizes this essential workforce and reinforces their exclusion from relief.

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Poll: Americans voice strong support for bold federal response that puts workers & families first

Washington, DC—With House Democrats unveiling a new coronavirus rescue bill Tuesday, and Congress debating how big to go — and who to include — in the next round of relief, a new poll shows that Americans are now strongly in support of a bold federal response that puts workers and families first. The comprehensive new survey released today by Caring Across Generations and National Domestic Workers Alliance reveals how the coronavirus pandemic has dramatically changed our politics and Americans’ views of the role of government.

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Policy Solutions Must Address Long-Standing Inequities

Washington, DC—In response to data that shows that Black people are dying of coronavirus at higher rates, the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) is calling for urgent support for low-wage workers during the pandemic, including better base pay, protective equipment, accessible testing, family care support and hazard pay for nannies, house cleaners, and home care workers. Many low-wage workers, and particularly domestic workers, are primarily women of color and immigrants including home care work that has a majority of Black women workers.

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National Domestic Workers Alliance Launches Coronavirus Care Fund to Raise $4 Million for Domestic Workers

Washington, DC—The National Domestic Workers Alliance is launching the Coronavirus Care Fund, an emergency relief fund for domestic workers facing hardship as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The goal of the fund is to raise $4,000,000 to support 10,000 workers. People can donate here starting at 10:30 am ET on Monday, March 16th.

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