Pay, Professionalism & Respect: Black Domestic Workers Continue the Call for Standards in the Care Industry

Institute for Policy Studies and the Black Worker Initiative


Pay, Professionalism & Respect is a two-volume report detailing the history and current challenges facing black nannies, home care workers, and house cleaners in Atlanta, GA, and Durham, NC, such as systemically low wages, rampant sexual harassment, and a lack of benefits. It also details policy recommendations and reforms that are needed to transform the entire care industry, which is one of the fastest growing in the country.


Download Vol. 1: Atlanta

Download Vol.2: Durham

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