Illinois House passes Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

16378934506_028caaab91_o (SPRINGFIELD) The Illinois House of Representatives passed the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights late on Friday. The bill includes the following protections and rights to domestic workers:

  • the right to be paid no less than the minimum wage
  • the right to be paid for all work hours
  • the right to at least one day off a week
  • the right to meal and rest periods

The bill now moves forward to the¬†Illinois Senate. We’ll have more info on the House vote soon.

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