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The Seattle City Council plans to vote Monday to guarantee minimum wages, rest breaks and other rights for domestic workers, including nannies and house cleaners.
Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda’s legislation, which also would create an appointed board to oversee the industry, cleared her labor-rights committee last week.
“All work has dignity, and all workers deserve respect,” the council member said.
Eight states have enacted legislation aimed at protecting domestic workers, but Seattle would be the first city in the country to
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