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  1. Sudan - Domestic workers - Law, Act

    Domestic Servants Act, 1955.

    Adoption: 1955-04-10 | SDN-1955-L-88877

    The Act regulates the employment relationship between employers and domestic servants. It repeals the Domestic Servants Ordinance of 1921. The Act is divided into three parts.

    Part I - General
    Part II - Identity Certificates
    Part III - Conditions of Employment

  2. Switzerland - Domestic workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordonnance du 6 juin 2011 sur les conditions d'entrée, de séjour et de travail des domestiques privés des personnes bénéficiaires de privilèges, d'immunités et de facilités (Ordonnance sur les domestiques privés, ODPr). - Ordonnance

    Adoption: 2011-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2011-07-01 | CHE-2011-R-86956

    Chapitre 1: Champ d'application et définitions
    Chapitre 2: Personnes autorisées à engager un domestique privé
    Chapitre 3: Conditions d'admission et de séjour du domestique privé
    Chapitre 4: Engagement d'un domestique privé à l'étranger
    Chapitre 5: Engagement d'un domestique privé en Suisse
    Chapitre 6: Carte de légitimation
    Chapitre 7: Conditions de travail et de salaire
    Chapitre 8: Assurances
    Chapitre 9: Compétences du DFAE
    Chapitre 10: Dispositions finales

  3. Switzerland - Domestic workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordonnance du 20 octobre 2010 sur le contrat-type de travail pour les travailleurs de l'économie domestique (CTT économie domestique). - Ordonnance Ordonnance (dans sa teneur modifiée)

    Adoption: 2010-10-20 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | Date of end of application: 2013-12-31 | CHE-2010-R-85343

    Cette ordonnance s'applique à tous les rapports de travail entre des travailleurs qui effectuent des activités domestiques dans un ménage privé et leurs employeurs à l'exception des travailleurs au pair, des jeunes employés exclusivement pour garder occasionnellement des enfants, des stagiaires qui effectuent un stage pour une formation professionnelle initiale dans un centre de formation en Suisse, des travailleurs actifs pendant moins de cinq heures en moyenne par semaine auprès du même employeur et des travailleurs soumis à une convention collective de travail déclarée de force obligatoire. Elle contient des dispositions relatives à la définition des activités domestiques, aux catégories de salaires et au salaire minimum.

  4. Syrian Arab Republic - Domestic workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 40 of 2017 amending some provisions of Legislative Decree No. 65 of 2013 on the recruitment of foreign domestic workers. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-12-03 | Date of entry into force: 2017-12-03 | SYR-2017-L-106699

    This Law amends Articles 5,8,15,16,17 of Legislative Decree No. 65 of 2013 on the recruitment of foreign domestic workers.

  5. Syrian Arab Republic - Domestic workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Legislative Decree No. 65 of 2013 on the recruitment of foreign domestic workers. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2013-09-22 | Date of entry into force: 2013-09-22 | SYR-2013-R-106697

    Chapter I: Definitions.
    Chapter II: General Provisions.
    Chapter III: Sanctions.
    Chapter IV: Final Provisions.

    Repeals Legislative Decree No. 62 of 2007 on the recruitment of foreign domestic workers.

  6. Thailand - Domestic workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation (No.14) B.E. 2555 (2012) issued under the Labour Protection Act. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-10-30 | THA-2012-R-93543

    The reason for the promulgation of these Ministerial Regulations are as follows: Since the Ministerial Regulation B.E. 2541 (1998) issued under the Labour Protection Act B.E. 2541 (1998) prescribing therein that part of the Labour Protection Act B.E. 2541 (1998) shall not be applied to an employer whose employee is engaged in domestic work without any involvement in business operation; therefore the protection provided to an employee engaged in domestic work without any involvement in business operation does not respond to the changed social and economic conditions. It is reasonably to extend the protection provided to the employee engaged in domestic work for more coverage. Accordingly, this Ministerial Regulation shall be issued.

  7. Thailand - Domestic workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 14 on the Protection of Domestic Workers B.E. 2555 (A.D. 2012).

    Adoption: 2012 | THA-2012-R-96394

  8. Tunisia - Domestic workers - Law, Act

    Loi n° 2005-32 du 4 avril 2005 portant modification de la loi n° 65-25 du 1er juillet 1965 relative à la situation des employés de maison. - Centre national univeritaire de docuementation scientifique et technique

    Adoption: 2005-04-05 | TUN-2005-L-106448

    Relève l'âge minimum d'emploi des employés de maison à seize ans. L'emploi de mineurs âgés de seize à dix huit ans est soumis aux démarches initialement prévues à l'article 3 de la loi n° 65-25.

  9. Tunisia - Domestic workers - Law, Act

    Loi n° 65-40 du 21 décembre 1965 complétant la loi n° 65-25 du 1er juillet 1965 relative à la situation des employés de maison. - Centre national univeritaire de docuementation scientifique et technique

    Adoption: 1965-12-21 | TUN-1965-L-106447

    Modifie l'article 3 relatif aux démarches à effectuer pour l'emploi d'un mineur âgé entre quatorze et seize ans.

  10. Tunisia - Domestic workers - Law, Act

    Loi n° 65-25 du 1er juillet 1965 relative à la situation des employés de maison. - Centre national univeritaire de docuementation scientifique et technique

    Adoption: 1965-07-01 | TUN-1965-L-106446

    Pose notamment l'interdiction d'embaucher un mineur âgé de moins de quatorze ans en tant qu'employé de maison.

  11. United Arab Emirates - Domestic workers - Law, Act

    Federal Decree No. 10 of 1438 on Domestic Workers.

    Adoption: 2017-06-11 | ARE-2017-L-107727

    This Decree deals with the recruitment and employment conditions of domestic workers working in the United Arab Emirates. It contains provisions concerning employment contracts, payment of wages, debt repayment, weekly and daily rest times, annual leave, sick leave and sick leave compensation, employees obligations, occupational safety and health, dispute resolution, termination of the contract, end of service compensation and penalties.

  12. Uruguay - Domestic workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decreto núm. 224/007 de 25 de junio de 2007 por el que se dicta el Reglamento de la Ley núm. 18065 de 2006 sobre normas para la regulación del trabajo doméstico. - Presidencia de la República

    Adoption: 2007-06-25 | URY-2007-R-88662

    Reglamenta en detalle las condiciones de trabajo y empleo de los trabajadores domésticos, tales como jornada de trabajo, horas extra, vacaciones y descanso semanal, salarios, edad mínima y modalidades de contratación.

  13. Uruguay - Domestic workers - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 18065 sobre normas para la regulación del trabajo doméstico. - Parlamento

    Adoption: 2006-11-15 | URY-2006-L-74864

    Regulas las condiciones de trabajo y empleo del empleado doméstico.

  14. Viet Nam - Domestic workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 27/2014/ND-CP Regulating a number of articles of the Labour Code concerning Domestic Servants. - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-04-07 | Date of entry into force: 2014-05-25 | VNM-2014-R-97061

    This Decree deals with the rights, obligations, and responsibilities of domestic servants, their employers, the organizations and individuals involved in the performance of labor contracts, wages, social insurance, health insurance, hours of work and hours of rest, occupational safety, occupational hygiene, labour discipline, financial obligations and settlement of labour dispute according to the Labour Code.

  15. Zambia - Domestic workers - Law, Act

    The Minimum Wages and Conditions of Employment (Domestic Workers) (Amendment) Order, 2012 (S.I. No. 45 of 2012).

    Adoption: 2012-07-04 | ZMB-2012-L-107772

  16. Zambia - Domestic workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Minimum Wages and Conditions of Employment (Domestic Workers) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 3 of 2011).

    Adoption: 2011-12-30 | ZMB-2011-R-86021

    The Order applies to all domestic workers in the country except for those who work in an occupation where wages and conditions of employment are regulated through the processes of collective bargaining conducted under the Industrial and Labour Relations Act; or in a sector where the Minister has prescribed the minimum wage. A domestic worker is defined as a person who takes care of a child, an aged person, a sick person, a frail person or a person with a disability within a household and a gardener.

    1. Title
    2. Application
    3. Interpretation
    4. Minimum wages and conditions of employment
    5. Wages
    6. Hours of work
    7. Overtime
    8. Annual leave
    9. Paid sick leave
    10. Maternity leave
    11. Separation package
    12. Transport allowance
    13. Protective clothing
    14. Prohibition of child labour

  17. Zimbabwe - Domestic workers - Law, Act

    Labour Relations (Domestic Workers) Employment (Amendment) Regulations, 2007 (No. 17) - SI 46/2007. - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 2007-02-16 | ZWE-2007-L-85412

    Section 6 of the Labour Relations (Domestic Workers) Employment (Amendment) Regulations, 1992 is repealed and substitute with a new section on accommodation, transport, lights and fuel. Also amends the first schedule concerning grading and wages and the second schedule concerning monthly minimum allowances.

  18. Zimbabwe - Domestic workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Relations (Domestic Workers) Employment (Amendment) Regulations, 2006 (No. 16 of 2006). - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 2006 | ZWE-2006-R-75455

    Replaces section 6 and First Schedule (wages).

  19. Zimbabwe - Domestic workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Relations (Domestic Workers) Employment (Amendment) Regulations, 2001 (No. 11).

    Adoption: 2001-10-19 | ZWE-2001-R-60638

    Made under Labour Relations Act. Amends Section 3 of Labour Relations (Domestic Workers) Employment Regulations 1992 by inserting a new definition of "domestic worker" and of "qualified sick persons-minder". Repeals Section 6 of these Regulations.

  20. Zimbabwe - Domestic workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Relations (Domestic Workers) Employment (Amendment) Regulations, 2000 (No. 9 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-03-24 | Date of entry into force: 2000-01-01 | ZWE-2000-R-56993

    Repeals the first and second schedules to the Labour Relatins (Domestic Workers) Employment Regulations (No. 377 of 1992) and, thereby, raises domestic workers' wages by 35 per cent and minimum allowances by 70 per cent.

  21. Zimbabwe - Domestic workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Relations (Domestic Workers) Employment (Amendment) Regulations, 1994 (No. 3)

    Adoption: 1994-09-16 | ZWE-1994-R-39879

    Provide for grades and wages of domestic workers including garden workers, cooks, housekeepers, and childminders.

  22. Zimbabwe - Domestic workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Relations (Domestic Workers) (Employment) (Amendment) Regulations, 1993 (No. 2) (S.I. No. 373 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-12-03 | ZWE-1993-R-37016

    Amends the definitions of "child-minder", "cook/housekeeper" and "disabled/aged-minder". Amends subsection 3 of section 8 by substituting the words "industrial holiday" for the words "public holiday".

  23. Zimbabwe - Domestic workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Relations (Domestic Workers) Employment Regulations, 1992 (S.I. No. 377 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-10-30 | ZWE-1992-R-31951

    Regulates the working conditions of domestic workers, covering such matters as grading and wages, hours of work, accommodation, transport, lights and fuel, payments for overtime, payments for wages, part-time and casual employment, vacation leave, benefits during sickness, contract and notice, maternity leave, protective equipment, and gratuities on termination of employment. Repeals the Employment (Domestic Workers) Regulations, 1981; the Employment (Domestic Workers) (Amendment) Regulations, 1982 (No. 1); the Employment (Domestic Workers) (Amendment) Regulations, 1984 (No. 3); and the Employment (Domestic Workers) (Amendment) Regulations, 1985 (No.4). Made under the Labour Relations Act, 1985.

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