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Domestic Worker Activists Stand with Low-Wage Foreign Childcare Workers and Urge Senate Opposition to Amendment
**Interviews with au pairs available upon request**
(Hartford, Connecticut) -- Last week, Senator Len Fasano, 24th District, proposed excluding au pairs from the Connecticut Domestic Workers Bill of Rights (SB 393), thereby undermining basic labor rights for domestic workers across the state (Amendment 4420). This amendment, backed by State Department-designated au pair sponsor agencies, would allow sponsors to continue to profit while au pairs, most of whom currently earn $4.35 per hour, are excluded from critical employment law protections.