Archive for June, 2010

Filipina care giver provides testimony

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Filipina care giver offers testimony on the abuse & lack of protections for domestic workers at California State Capitol Hearing

“Is $50 a day enough pay for me? I think the assemblyman can agree, it’s not.”

Because her compensation is so low, Emiliana Acopia continues to work multiple jobs to support her family here in the U.S. and the Philippines earning less than $50 a day to provide live-in care giving and domestic work for a family of 4 in San Leandro. At 77 years old, she still cannot afford to retire. (more…)

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