California Domestic Workers Coalition

Reports and Infographics on the Domestic Worker Industry

Unprotected on the Job: How Exclusion from Safety and Health Laws Harms California Domestic Workers

Since its creation in 1973, California’s Occupational Safety and Health Act has excluded an entire class of workers—those employed in private households as nannies, housecleaners, home health aides, and home attendants. This report documents the human cost of their exclusion at a time when COVID-19 and ecological disaster compound typical workplace hazards. Based on a…