Illinois House passes Domestic Workers Bill of Rights
(SPRINGFIELD) The Illinois House of Representatives passed the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights late on Friday. The bill includes the following protections and rights to domestic workers:
- the right to be paid no less than the minimum wage
- the right to be paid for all work hours
- the right to at least one day off a week
- the right to meal and rest periods
The bill now moves forward to the Illinois Senate. We’ll have more info on the House vote soon.