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Friday, December 17, 2021

San Francisco proposes paid sick leave for domestic workers, nannies, caregivers and gardeners

"If implemented, it would apply to about 10,000 people, a large portion women and immigrants who work in the cleaning, child care, non-medical elderly and disabled care, cooking and gardening areas."

San Francisco's paid sick leave program 

Kimberly Alvarenga, executive director of the California Domestic Workers Coalition, said the coronavirus pandemic highlighted the vulnerability of domestic workers because "if they didn't go to work, they didn't get paid."