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Document ID (ISN)109538
CIS number 09-614
ISBN(s) 978-92-2-121885-2 (en); 978-92-2-221885-1 (fr); 978-92-2-321885-0 (es)
Year 2009
Convention or series no. Informe IV (1) (es) Rapport IV (1) (fr) Report IV (1) (en)
Title Decent work for domestic workers
Original title Travail décent pour les travailleurs domestiques [in French]
Trabajo decente para los trabajadores domésticos [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2009. vi, 130p. Illus. Price: CHF 20.00.
Internet access [in Spanish] [in English] [in French]
Abstract At its 301st Session (March 2008), the ILO Governing Body agreed to place an item on decent work for domestic workers on the agenda of the 99th Session of the International Labour Conference (2010) with a view to the setting of labour standards. This report was prepared to serve as discussion material for the Conference. Topics addressed: specificity of domestic work and decent work challenge; existing ILO standards; definition of domestic work; working conditions; social protection law and practice; combating forced labour in migrant domestic work; enforcement of labour laws; collective organization of domestic workers; ILO and other international initiatives; towards international standards on decent work for domestic workers.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; conditions of work; domestic and related helpers, cleaners; international agreements; domestic service
Descriptors (secondary) national organization; legal aspects; comment on standard; migrant workers; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Domestic workers