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Aspen Institute Hosts Discussion on Domestic Workers

February 14, 2013

Experts on the domestic workforce gathered at the Aspen Institute on February 1 for a panel discussion on wages, benefits, and job quality.

The panel explored many of the themes found in “Home Economics: The Invisible and Unregulated World of Domestic Work,” a report released by the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) in November.

Participants included:

  • Judy Patrick, president and CEO of The Women’s Foundation of California;
  • Ai-jen Poo, NDWA director;
  • Mary Romero, professor of justice studies and social inquiry at Arizona State University; and
  • Barbara Young, NDWA national organizer and a former domestic worker.

The full 77-minute long discussion is available to view online.

— by Matthew Ozga

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