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  1. Chile - Domestic workers - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 21269, de 11 de septiembre de 2020, que incorpora a los trabajadores de casa particular al seguro de desempleo de la Ley núm. 19728 - Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile

    Adoption: 2020-09-11 | Date of entry into force: 2020-09-21 | CHL-2020-L-111515

    La ley en cuestión modifica los artículos 2, 5 12, 13, 15, 23, 25 y 37 de la Ley núm. 19728 a los fines de incorporar a los trabajadores de casa particular al seguro de desempleo. Establece su aplicación a los contratos de trabajadores de casa particular que se encuentren vigentes o que se celebren a partir de la entrada en vigencia de dicha ley y señala los requisitos que deberán cumplir los trabajadores para acceder a las prestaciones.

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

    Labour (Domestic Workers) Regulations 2020 (L.I.2408).

    Adoption: 2020-07-23 | GHA-2020-R-111530

    The purpose of the Regulations is to protect the rights of domestic workers and set out the regulations for the relationship between domestic workers and employers. This includes, inter alia, the obligation to enter into a written contract and define wages, working time, leave, the role of the worker and training which will be provided by the employer. It also includes a clause providing that "an employer of a domestic worker shall, in accordance with section 116 of the Act, ensure that the domestic worker is not subjected to any form of forced labour".


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