Economy and Domestic Workers

Panelists talked about the impact on the economy of domestic workers, the majority of whom are immigrants. They also discussed the… read more

Panelists talked about the impact on the economy of domestic workers, the majority of whom are immigrants. They also discussed the challenges and opportunities specific to this group because these types of jobs are largely unregulated. Topics included health and safety, benefits, and the need for increased awareness of this type of work and strong standards and regulations. 

“Domestic workers” are individuals employed in homes to care for children, the elderly, or the disabled. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Judy Patrick President Women's Foundation of California
  • Ai-Jen Poo Director National Domestic Workers Alliance
  • Mary Romero Professor Arizona State University->Justice Studies and Social Inquiry
  • Barbara Young National Organizer National Domestic Workers Alliance
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Economy and Domestic Workers

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Program ID:
310752-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 1, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 7, 2013

Airing Details

  • Feb 01, 2013 | 11:16pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 02, 2013 | 3:52am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 05, 2013 | 7:33am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 07, 2013 | 5:27pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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