Saturday, September 22, 2007

Get Up, Stand Up

Source: Washington Post

From the Washington Post:

They'll change the diapers, wash the clothes and cook the dinner. But nannies want a little respect.

They don't need "Nanny Diaries" luxuries. But a contract would do. So would minimum wage, paid vacation, sick leave and overtime pay. And notice before firing. That's the message a group of nannies in the Washington region wants working parents, companies and local governments to hear.

"We don't mind the work -- we just want to be paid for it," said Janet Osorio, who became so fed up with the long hours and low pay working as a nanny that she now works for a cleaning company. "And the opportunity to have a life."

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