'I'm a Maid. People Treat Me With Respect and I Love My Job'Dodai Stewart3/28/12 12:25pmFiled to: women at workmaidsDomestic WorkersEmailReader Emailshutterstocktweet226EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkWhen domestic workers are in the spotlight, it's often as part of a negative narrative. Whether it's Dominic Strauss-Khan's alleged assault of a maid or the maid suing the writer of The Help, the positivity just isn't there. There is also the very real truth that many domestic workers are exploited, underpaid and unprotected by labor laws. While we don't know how the Eva Longoria-produced show Devious Maids will turn out, at least one woman who works as a cleaner wants us to know that there is an uplifting story to be told.