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Direct Care Workers’ Rights

In 2013, The Department of Labor issued the Home Care Final Rule to extend minimum wage and overtime protections to almost 2 million home care workers. A Better Balance supported this change of policy, which has since been upheld by…

Domestic Workers’ Rights

Domestic Workers and Paid Sick Days in New York City The nearly 200,000 domestic workers in New York City provide a vital service to their employers, and enable the city to function as a center of global business and activity.…

Fair Pay

Mothers are the breadwinner or co-breadwinner in two thirds of American families. Twenty-four percent of children in the U.S. live in single-mother-lead households. Women's earnings are critical to their families' economic security and yet women earn, on average, only 78…

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