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Resource Activities Report of Asociación de Trabajadoras de Hogar (ATH) in Bilbao by Claire Hobden
by IDWFED published Nov 30, 2009 last modified Feb 01, 2016 10:34 PM
At the end of November, at the request of Asociación de Trabajadoras de Hogar (ATH), Claire Hobden went to Bilbao to meet with the organizers at ATH and to do a presentation about the ILO Process and the activities of the IDWN at a conference on domestic work organized by ATH. Here is a brief report on the activities while Claire Hobden was in Bilbao.
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Resource EFFAT Women's Conference Report by Karin Pape
by IDWFED published Nov 16, 2009 last modified Feb 01, 2016 11:06 PM
IDWN international coordinator Karin Pape attended a Women's Conference in Berlin hosted by the European Federation of Food, Agriculture & Tourism trade union (EFFAT). Here are her reports.
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Germany: EFFAT Women's Conference - Domestic Workers on the international agenda – and in Europe?
by IDWFED published Oct 19, 2009 last modified Feb 01, 2016 11:11 PM
Organised by the International Domestic Workers’ Network (IDWN) and sponsored by the German Commission for Justice and Peace.
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Resource Contours of Domestic Service: Characteristics, Work Relations and Regulations
by IDWFED published Oct 03, 2009 last modified Dec 29, 2015 05:55 PM
This paper provides a broader overview of domestic service in India, outlining the socio-economic and demographic characteristics of the workforce. The definitional issues involved in understanding domestic work are discussed, with special reference to national classifications. The extant pattern of work relations in the occupation and the prominent role played by placement agencies are highlighted.
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Resource object code NUDE report on ILC 2009 and Domestic Workers in Trinidad and Tobago
by IDWFED published Jun 23, 2009 last modified Jun 10, 2019 03:36 PM — filed under:
Ida Le Blanc, general secretary of the National Union of Domestic Employees (NUDE), attended the International Labor Organization Conference in Geneva in June, 2009 and submitted a report.
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Story USA: The Rights of Domestic Workers
by IDWFED published Jun 14, 2009 last modified Dec 25, 2015 05:47 PM
There are more than 200,000 workplaces in New York State where fundamental labor standards do not apply, not even in theory. These are not sweatshops or salt mines. They are private homes, where housekeepers, nannies and caregivers for the elderly do work as important as it is isolated and unprotected.
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Story Malaysia: Drafting First Laws To Protect Domestic Workers
by IDWFED published Apr 23, 2009 last modified Dec 25, 2015 05:51 PM
Malaysia is drafting new laws to protect domestic workers from sexual harassment, non-payment of wages and poor working conditions, an official said Thursday. The move would provide the first legal protection for domestic workers in Malaysia – mostly from Indonesia – who are not covered by legislation that protects foreign workers in other sectors like construction.
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Story D source code Trinidad and Tobago: The dismissal of Ria Sinanan, a domestic worker in the East of Trinidad
by IDWFED published Apr 07, 2009 last modified Dec 25, 2015 05:57 PM
Ria Sinanan worked as a domestic worker for a family in the East of Trinidad. She is twenty eight (28) years old and started employment with the employer in June, 1998 until she was dismissed on April 7, 2009.
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Resource text/texmacs Human Rights Watch Documents on domestic workers
by IDWFED published Mar 12, 2009 last modified Dec 29, 2015 06:09 PM
Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. Human Rights Watch has published many reports on migrant domestic workers and child domestic workers.
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Resource Microsoft Word Document ILO documents – Labordoc
by IDWFED published Mar 12, 2009 last modified Dec 29, 2015 06:18 PM
A great source for all ILO documents: ILO – Labordoc It provides an increasing number of links to online publications available on the Internet.
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