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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St. Mary Armenian Church will hold its 75th Annual Armenian Fall Food Festival October 6-7 from 11am – 8pm at St. Mary Armenian Apostolic Church (4135 Fessenden St. NW). Traditional Armenian Food will be available for both Carry-out and Dine-in including Lamb and Chicken Kabobs, Cheese Boreg, Baklava and a wide variety of other delicious dishes. Traditional Armenian music and dancing on Saturday night and unique artisan vendors throughout the festival. Outdoor dining space is available as well as free on street parking. Can’t join us to dine-in? Order via link for carry-out with the link above.
At Generation Hope, we’re dedicated to supporting teen parents in college as they work toward earning their degrees. We are in need of caring child care volunteers for upcoming events on Saturday, October 21st (in Washington, DC), and Saturday, November 4th (in Arlington, VA). Join our growing volunteer community and support us at an event this fall!
At all of our events, we provide free onsite child care for the children of the teen parents we serve, creating a nurturing environment for the kiddos while their parents learn valuable life skills and build community.
If you enjoy working with children and are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, please visit https://www.generationhope.org/volunteer to learn more.
DC 20’s & 30’s Singles Happy Hour
You all asked, and were delivering! Our sold out September Singles Happy Hour was such a success, were throwing another! This time we are hosting at an even better venue, with a larger