NOW Partners with Coronavirus Care Fund to Offer Relief for Domestic Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C.— In 2019, 91.5 percent of all domestic workers in the United States were women, and 57.1 percent were people of color. Now the Coronavirus is decimating the livelihoods of many domestic employees as their employers close off their homes, and those who are still employed are risking their safety to keep working. A high number of domestic workers are also undocumented immigrants, so despite paying taxes, they will not receive unemployment benefits Read more …

Today Is Equal Pay Day—No One’s Favorite Holiday

April 10 is Equal Pay Day—marking the number of extra days into 2018 the average woman has to work to earn as much as her male counterpart did in 2017. No one who cares about economic justice and the rights of women is celebrating this occasion. Although Congress enacted the Equal Pay Act in 1963, Read more …