Domestic Work Policy Brief no. 5

Coverage of domestic workers by key working conditions laws

This document is part of a series of briefs on issues and approaches to promoting decent work for domestic workers.

This policy brief aims to expand factual knowledge on the extent to which domestic workers are covered by or excluded from entitlements commonly enjoyed by other wage workers under national laws. It focuses on three key working conditions laws, namely minimum wage legislation, working time provisions and maternity protection.