Jamaica: Jamaica Household Workers Association
|Street Address||4 Ellesmere Road Kingston 10, Jamaica|
|Phone Number||+1 876-9062849|
|Type||Worker Association||Number of Male Members|
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|Members Pay Fees|
|Maintains Register of Fees Paid|
JHWA is a member of the Association of Women’s Organization in Jamaica (AWOJA) and works in collaboration with other women’s organization.
The aim of the Association is to:
- Ensure fair and just working conditions and wages for household workers
- Protect the rights of women who provide domestic service
- Provide skills training in household Management
- To empower its members in achieving their goals on the job and personal
The association evolved out of a series of training and workshops that were sponsored by the Bureau of Women’s Affairs in 1990. Over 175 household workers attended, many of whom came together to form this independent Association of household workers.