Stories by Jennifer Klein

Jennifer Klein is Professor of History at Yale University. She is author of For All These Rights: Business, Labor, and the Making of America’s Public-Private Welfare State (Princeton University Press, 2003). Her forthcoming book, Caring For America, co-authored with Eileen Boris, will be published by Oxford in Spring 2012. subscribe to Jennifer Klein's feed

Posted on: Aug 26, 2012, Source: Labor Notes

Once again the Democratic leadership is wavering at a crucial moment, and could fail to grant home care attendants and aides the right to overtime pay and the minimum wage.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2012, Source: Dissent Magazine

Faced with cuts in programs and stripped of their bargaining rights, home care workers are trying to maintain the activist vigor of their scrappy past.