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Underpaying Caregivers: Work and Caregivers

underpaying caregivers: Women have traditionally done this work essentially for free, and we do not feel it should be compensated at a good pay rate, according to Toronto Star. This deeply undervalues the work of caregivers. As a society, we do not want to pay well for caregivers for our children or elderly. By dangling the chance of citizenship in front of foreign workers, we agree to continue to pay them poorly and not look too much into their working conditions and their removal from their own families. The outside job is valued more than the caregiver's work. By underpaying caregivers, we allow other people to work outside the family. ( As reported in the news.