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Effective protection for domestic workers [electronic resource] : a guide to designing labour laws / [Martin Oelz, Angelika Muller, Rachel Preiser].

By: Oelz, Martin.
Contributor(s): Muller, Angelika | Preiser, Rachel | International Labour Office. Conditions of Work and Employment Programme | International Labour Office. Industrial and Employment Relations Dept.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Geneva : ILO, 2012Description: 1 online resource.ISBN: 9789221252764 (electronic bk.); 9221252760 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Household employees -- Legal status, laws, etc | Labor laws and legislation | LAW / Labor & EmploymentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Effective protection for domestic workers.DDC classification: 334.01 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Regulating domestic work: context and rationale -- Preparing to design labour law for domestic workers -- Formalizing the employment relationship -- Fundamental principles and rights at work -- Abuse, harassment and violence -- Living conditions -- Working time -- Remuneration -- Protection of child domestic workers -- Ensuring compliance.
Summary: This guide is a practical tool for those involved in national legislative processes and in the design of labour laws, including government officials and representatives of workers' and employers' organizations. At the 100th International Labour Conference in June 2011, the ILO adopted Convention No. 189 and Recommendation No. 201 on decent work for domestic workers. Because domestic workers are often excluded from the protection of labour laws or are treated less favourably than other wage workers, implementing the basic principles embodied in Convention No. 189 calls for an assessment and str
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"This publication is the result of a collaboration between the Conditions of Work and Employment Branch (TRAVAIL) and the Industrial and Employment Relations Department (DIALOGUE). It was prepared by Martin Oelz (TRAVAIL), Angelika Muller (DIALOGUE) and Rachel Preiser"--Pref.

Includes bibliographical references.

Regulating domestic work: context and rationale -- Preparing to design labour law for domestic workers -- Formalizing the employment relationship -- Fundamental principles and rights at work -- Abuse, harassment and violence -- Living conditions -- Working time -- Remuneration -- Protection of child domestic workers -- Ensuring compliance.

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This guide is a practical tool for those involved in national legislative processes and in the design of labour laws, including government officials and representatives of workers' and employers' organizations. At the 100th International Labour Conference in June 2011, the ILO adopted Convention No. 189 and Recommendation No. 201 on decent work for domestic workers. Because domestic workers are often excluded from the protection of labour laws or are treated less favourably than other wage workers, implementing the basic principles embodied in Convention No. 189 calls for an assessment and str

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