Your Home is Someone’s Workplace

Domestic workers play a critical role in Chicago - they sustain Chicago's families and economy by caring for loved ones, children, seniors, and homes. Domestic workers are afforded rights under the law. Domestic workers deserve to be treated with dignity and respect within their workplace which might be your home.

We Are Care Workers


Somos Cuidadores (Espanol)

Jestesmy pracownikami opieki (Polskie)

Households, we want your input.

As part of Mayor Lightfoot’s Chi Biz Strong Initiative, domestic workers must earn a minimum of $15 per hour as of August 1, 2021. Additionally, as of January 1, 2022 all domestic workers must be provided with a written contract in the worker’s primary language that sets forth wages and work schedule. Learn more here.