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New York Domestic Workers’ Rights

Do you work in a private home — for example as a housekeeper, home health aide, nanny, cleaning person, butler, gardener, or chauffeur — in New York? You have rights. Los recursos en español están abajo.

To learn more about domestic workers’ rights in New York to:

Paid family leave to bond with a new child or care for a seriously ill family member, visit A Domestic Worker’s Guide to New York Paid Family Leave.

Leave related to COVID-19, visit COVID-19 Benefits & Leave for Domestic Workers.

Paid sick time to care for oneself or a loved one, visit Know Your Rights: New York State Paid Sick Time

Protections from discrimination, and rights to reasonable accommodations related to pregnancy, childbirth, and disability, visit Protections for Domestic Workers Under the New York State Human Rights Law.

For more information, call A Better Balance’s free and confidential legal helpline at 1-833-NEED-ABB (1-833-633-3222) or visit our Get Help webpage.

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Para obtener más información, llame a la línea de ayuda legal gratuita y confidencial de A Better Balance al 1-833-NEED-ABB (1-833-633-3222) o visite nuestra página Reciba Ayuda.

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