EESC - Opinion on "The professionalisation of domestic work"

26 March, 2008 | EESC | EESC
At its 301st session, held in March 2008, the ILO Governing Body decided to put "Decent work for domestic workers" on the agenda of the 99th Session of the International Labour Conference (due to take place in June 2010) in order to have a double discussion on the phenomenon. The aim is to identify the best way of securing the rights and proper working conditions of this category of worker. The ILO has already opened discussions with the Member States and the social partners on the most appropriate instrument for this purpose.

Domestic Workers Worldwide: Four Collective Bargaining Models

13 March, 2007 | NDWA | NDWA
National Domestic Worker Alliance (USA) study on collective bargaining models from Germany, Switzerland, Uruguay and France.

Out of the Shadow: Organising Domestic Workers Towards a protective regulatory framework for domestic work

15 April, 2005 | ETUC | ETUC
This report is based on the proceedings of a conference organised by the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), in collaboration with the International Restructuring Education Network Europe (IRENE) and the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM).

Making of Female Breadwinners Migration and Social Networking of Women Domestics in Delhi

24 April, 2004 | NEETHA N | Economic and Political Weekly
Based on a study of female domestic workers in Delhi, this paper highlights the primary role of women in migration and the survival of family. Women domestics are found assuming vital functions and roles in migration, the settling-down process and in the search for job.
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