Publications on domestic work

  1. Serie Condiciones de Trabajo y Empleo Núm. 82

    Impacto de las reformas legislativas en el sector del empleo del hogar en España

    06 September 2016

    El presente documento tiene como objetivo analizar el impacto de las reformas legislativas en el ámbito del empleo del hogar en España. Este sector se constituye en un ámbito de análisis fundamental a la hora de comprender dinámicas esenciales del mercado de trabajo.

  2. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 79

    Initial effects of Constitutional Amendment 72 on domestic work in Brazil

    01 August 2016

  3. MDW Information Guide

    Information Guide for Domestic Workers in Zimbabwe

    22 July 2016

    As part of the GAP-MDW Zimbabwe/Lesotho-South Africa migration corridor project, this information guide has been created for domestic workers in Zimbabwe.

  4. MDW Information Guide

    Information Guide for Zimbabwe Migrant Domestic Workers in South Africa

    22 July 2016

    As part of the GAP-MDW Zimbabwe/Lesotho-South Africa migration corridor project, partners have created an information guide for workers emigrating to South Africa.

  5. Discussion paper

    Interregional knowledge sharing forum on promoting international cooperation and partnerships to realize a fair migration agenda for migrant domestic workers in Africa, the Arab States and Asia

    03 May 2016

    This is a discussion paper for the interregional knowledge sharing forum on Good practices and lessons learned on promoting international cooperation and partnerships to realize a fair migration agenda for migrant domestic workers in Africa, the Arab States and Asia. The forum aims to promote: (i) the sharing of good practices and innovations for protecting domestic workers; (ii) priority-setting and consensus-building between countries of origin on issues related to the protection of migrant domestic workers; and, (iii) priority-setting and consensus-building between countries of origin and countries of destination.

  6. Publication

    Coop News No. 1, 2016

    25 April 2016

    This issue of the COOP News includes articles on various events, projects, trainings and meetings related to the work of the ILO's COOP Unit between November 2015 and April 2016.

  7. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 72

    The introduction of a minimum wage for domestic workers in South Africa

    31 March 2016

  8. Publication

    Review of the government-to-government mechanism for the employment of Bangladeshi workers in the Malaysian plantation sector

    11 March 2016

    Migrant workers form a key element in labour markets throughout the Asia-Pacific region. In Bangladesh, like many other countries of origin, labour migration is a source of employment, and workers’ remittances are critical to poverty alleviation and for offsetting the foreign trade deficit. Malaysia is a major country of destination, where migrants make up approximately a quarter of the workforce. Migrant workers’ contributions are critical in several key economic sectors, including the multi-billion dollar palm oil industry.

  9. Social Protection Policy Paper. Paper 16

    Social protection for domestic workers: Key policy trends and statistics

    10 March 2016

    This policy paper: (i) provides an overview of the global situation of social security provisions for domestic workers in 163 countries; (ii) analyses trends, policies and gaps in terms of legal and effective social security coverage for domestic workers; (iii) describes and analyses the configuration of social security schemes for domestic workers, such as their institutional organization, financing and administration; (iv) informs on challenges to extending coverage; and (v) provides a compilation and description of international practices of social security schemes for the domestic work sector, including comparative information.

  10. Social Protection

    Practical Options for the Extension of Social Protection Coverage in Zambia: Casual Saw Mill Workers

    07 March 2016

    The study focuses on reviewing the nature and extent of social security benefits provided by legislation to casual workers in the saw milling industry, understanding their patterns of income and specific employment arrangements and exploring innovative ways of providing social protection to workers in atypical form of work.