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Feminist Theory Authors Name Institution Affiliation Feminist Theory The domestic worker movements have been a crucial part of the struggle for women’s rights. Household Technicians of America (HTA) was the first organization to advocate for the rights of paid domestic workers nationally. In a fundraiser event held in New York City, guests were astonished to see several black women dressed in uniforms serving the rest of the guests, who were made mainly of white women. In a period when the politics of race grappled women rights movements, the events at the fundraiser depicted how feminist could recreate class and racial hierarchies. The members of the HTA movement saw domestic labour as skilled work rather than subordinate and viewed it as a source of strength to have pride of rather than demean it. The HTA was founded in 1971 with the main objective of evaluating household labour. The HTA remained and fought to claim household work as important work that deserves fair pay, whether the employees care about their job or not (Nadasen, 2016). The HTA advocated for domestic workers right in a period when most black women were grasping employment opportunities in other sectors away from domestic work. The HTA presented household laborers as people who are seeking to make a living by making things work out and therefore a maid that serves food while smiling and another one who doesn’t smile both deserve fair pay. Recognizing care is a very important approach of viewing domestic work, but it can be limiting. Most of the activities in the social production are not based on care but include cooking and cleaning as part of household care. The HTA sought training and

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