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LABOUR-US: Domestic Workers Unite for Their Rights

Posted on 21 June 2010 by editor

Ephese, a Haitian immigrant, says she earned as little as 75 dollars for three full days of work. Credit:Hannah Rubenstein/IPS

By Hannah Rubenstein

NEW YORK, Jun 21, 2010 (IPS TerraViva) – Ephese speaks rapidly, her hands sweeping the air around her for emphasis. Peach-tipped fingernails come to rest momentarily on her peach-coloured skirt as she leans forward, eyes intent behind wire-rimmed glasses. Her French is direct; her words uncompromising.
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