Domestic Workers Lack Rights — Join Well-Paid Maids in Making a Change

National Domestic Workers Alliance speakers at Well-Paid Maids picnic

Well-Paid Maids is all about paying its employees (not contractors!) living wages starting at $20 an hour. It also offers them comprehensive benefits like health coverage, 22 paid days off, employer-paid commuting and more.

But not all employers treat their employees so well.

In fact, domestic workers are the only group of workers excluded from the DC Human Rights Act. That means they’re not legally protected against sexual harassment and discrimination on the job.

To support the 47,000 domestic workers who live in the DMV area, join Well-Paid Maids in supporting a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights in D.C.

Passing the bill in the D.C. Council would give basic legal rights to domestic workers who experience sexual harassment, wage theft and other forms of workplace discrimination. This is a crucial step to ensure all cleaners and domestic workers have access to the same protections and benefits Well-Paid Maids offers.

Here’s how you can help: Email your councilmember and urge them to back the bill.

Looking for an ethical home cleaning in the meantime? Well-Paid Maids is here for you. Book your cleaning online to support a living-wage employer on the forefront of pro-worker advocacy — and to enjoy a dazzling, professionally cleaned home.

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