Workshop on Role of Trade Unions in Promoting Decent Work for Domestic Workers in Arab Countries

The role of regional trade unions in promoting decent work for domestic workers will be discussed at a workshop organized by the ILO Regional Office for Arab States and the Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV). The two-day event, the first of its kind in the region, will gather representatives of the Lebanese government, employers’ organizations, trade unions, and civil society actors, including testimonies from domestic workers.

The role of regional trade unions in promoting decent work for domestic workers will be discussed at a workshop organized by the ILO Regional Office for Arab States and the Bureau for Workers' Activities (ACTRAV). The two-day event, the first of its kind in the region, will gather representatives of the Lebanese government, employers' organizations, trade unions, and civil society actors, including testimonies from domestic workers. The workshop is part of a broader global initiative entitled "Decent Work for Domestic Workers" to support the development of international labour standards to enable domestic workers to benefit from the full range of protections and rights related to decent work.

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