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New Massachusetts Law Extends Protections to Domestic Workers

People who hire nannies, caregivers and other domestic workers in Massachusetts must now adhere to established labor standards and other worker protections. The bill signed into law by Gov. Deval Patrick on Wednesday defines domestic workers as individuals who provide …

Domestic Worker Bill Approved by Massachusetts Legislature

The Massachusetts House has given final approval to legislation creating a “bill of rights” for nannies, caregivers and other domestic workers by establishing labor standards and other worker protections. The bill approved Wednesday on a 126-22 vote defines domestic workers …

Massachusetts Senate Approves Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights

The Massachusetts Senate has unanimously passed legislation to create a “bill of rights” for nannies, caregivers and other domestic workers by establishing labor standards and other worker protections. The bill approved on May 8 would define domestic workers as individuals …