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Theme: Informal Economy
Occupational Group(s): Domestic Workers
By Zamprelli, Pascal.

In the early 90s, during her law studies at McGill, Adelle Blackett was offered an internship with the International Labour Organization (ILO), a United Nations specialized agency dedicated to the promotion of globally recognized labour rights, where she focused on the plight of domestic workers.

United States N.Y. Domestic Workers See Bill of Rights in '09 Women's Enews . (8 February 2009)
By Harshbarger, Rebecca.

Amid massive layoffs, domestic workers and advocates across the country are looking to New York to become the first state to extend legal protections for health insurance, overtime, severance and cost-of-living salary adjustments.