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.

Sponsors

Representative Anastasia Williams and Senator Dawn Euer

Status

Held for Further Study

Session

2021

Bill number

Position

Support