About the Board

The Domestic Workers Standards Board provides a place for domestic workers, employers, private households, worker organizations, and the public to consider and suggest ways to improve the working conditions of domestic workers.

The Board makes these suggestions to the Office of Labor Standards, Mayor, and City Council.  Examples may include new laws or programs, and changes to the City's outreach and enforcement efforts. 

In 2020, the Board inreased to 13 members.   

The City of Seattle is looking for a new member to serve on the Domestic Workers Standards Board (DWSB). Please click here for the position description.

La Ciudad de Seattle está buscando nuevo miembro para servir en la Junta de Normas de Trabajadores Domésticos (DWSB). Haga clic aquí para obtener más detalles sobre la descripción de la posicion.


Who We Are

In 2019, the Board consists of nine members who reflect the domestic work industry and who have a demonstrated interest in improving domestic work industry standards. The Mayor and City Council each appoint four members and the Board appoints one member.  In 2020, the Board increased to 13 members. The initial nine members serve for two or three-year terms. Future members will serve three-year terms. 

Meet the DWSB Members