S.F. could be first to mandate paid sick leave for house cleaners, nannies.
by Carolyn Said
Oct. 25, 2020
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Mirna Arana was pregnant and didn’t feel well.
But if she didn’t clean houses, she wouldn’t get paid. So she went to work. She kept cleaning even as cramps racked her body. Then she began to bleed and eventually miscarried.
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