Rhode Island’s current minimum wage law contains an exemption for “domestic service” workers, a group of employees comprised largely of women, BIPOC individuals, and immigrants. The discriminatory nature of this exemption is abundantly clear, and we supported a piece of legislation which would include such workers under the minimum wage requirements.
Domestic Worker Minimum Wage (H 5263, S 323)
Representative Anastasia Williams and Senator Dawn Euer
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