California State Senate Passes Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

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California's State Senate voted Wednesday to pass a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights. If signed by Governor Jerry Brown, California would become the third state after New York and Hawaii to ensure labor protections for domestic workers such as housekeepers, childcare providers and caregivers for elders and people with disabilities. The bill, AB 241, now heads to the governor's desk. Last September, Gov. Brown vetoed a previous version of the legislation.