Proposed California Babysitter Law Could Give Workers More Benefits but Sparks Outrage

A new domestic workers rights bill pending in California's Senate could give child care workers a slew of new benefits and leave a big dent in parents' pocketbooks. The bill would apply to all domestic workers, such as nannies, housekeepers and elderly caretakers, and would require mandatory breaks, overtime pay and the minimum wage. "I don't think it's very realistic in this field," said Bob French, general manager of the household help agency Sandra Taylor in Los Angeles. If bill AB 889...Full Story
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