10-Hour Day Is Brief for a Home Health Aide

What’s it like to work in one of the most female-dominated occupations? Amy Lieberman kicks off our series with a day in the life of a home health care worker outside New York. Vicky Talag loves her work but doesn’t feel right asking about a raise.

Times Haven’t Changed for ‘The Help’ of Today

“The Help” has stirred controversy in its portrayal of domestic workers during the civil rights-era in the South. But it’s also stoked interest in the California Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, which New York State passed last year.