Domestic workers

Your Voice: martial arts for domestic workers; how social media harms mental health (long letters) – YP

Justin Kim from the Chinese International School founded an NGO to help domestic workers. Picture: handout Domestic workers have played a crucial role in Hong Kong’s economic success. Many families are heavily dependent on domestic workers to look after their children and do the shopping or cleaning for the house. However, domestic workers are still […]

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Changes coming for domestic workers in South Africa, says Ramaphosa

Domestic workers are one of the job groups hardest hit by the pandemic, and thousands of women remain unemployed, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said. Addressing a Cosatu event on Thursday October 28, Ramaphosa cited data from Statistics South Africa, which shows a 26% drop in the employment of domestic workers between the first and second […]

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Naturepedic wins the Good Housekeeping 2021 Sustainable Innovation Award

SORROW FALLS, Ohio — Naturepedic was named one of Good Housekeeping’s Sustainable Innovation Award 2021 winners for its significant environmental achievements. Recognized as an All-Star Organic Mattress in the Beneficial Bedroom + Office category, the brand’s ‘Caring for the Environment Inside Out’ program was chosen by the Good Housekeeping Institute after a rigorous selection process. […]

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Housework is not motherhood

Domesticity is not synonymous with motherhood. ⁣ I once sat in a classroom where teenage girls said they had to learn to cook, do laundry, and clean if they ever wanted to be good mothers. a adult. These are not the things that make up motherhood. ⁣ But I understand where they got that conclusion.⁣ […]

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Good Housekeeping Most Popular Products of September 2021

courtesy Every month at Good Housekeeping, we round up the best gifts on the market, analyze the season’s top trends, and test new and trusted products at the renowned Good Housekeeping Institute – and every month our readers decide which items they want. spend their hard-earned money. Last month, our readers focused on back-to-school shopping […]

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Disneyland Paris Housekeeping cast members go on strike over working conditions

Housekeeping Cast Members at Disneyland Paris – who are contractors and not directly employed by Disney – went on strike over working conditions. Disneyland Paris cast members from the housekeeping department are currently taking industrial action and picketing outside Disney’s Newport Bay Club hotel. The strike is over grievances regarding working conditions. pic.twitter.com/JSepdmx6JS — Salon […]

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For domestic workers, like in Netflix’s ‘Maid,’ wages are low and unemployment is still high – The Hollywood Reporter

Three years ago I had the overwhelming experience of watching Rome, the Oscar-winning film directed by Alfonso Cuaron, in a theater full of domestic workers, almost exclusively women of color and immigrants. For all of us in the audience, this was the first time we saw the story of a domestic worker – a nanny, […]

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Philly honors Dorothy Bolden with holiday for domestic workers

Stinson is one of the people who had pushed the city council to approve the vacation. Amidst this organization, she talked about Bolden with the parents who employ her, and it helped her advocate for better working conditions for herself. “I think it opened up the communication between us more,” she said. The holiday is […]

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Cumbria County Council recruiting for housekeeping job

A town hall is looking for candidates for a cleaning lady position. Cumbria County Council has the option at its outdoor education center at Cumbria Outdoors for an experienced permanent housekeeper to join the team. Writing, a spokesperson said: “The successful candidate will be passionate about making a difference and ensuring that everyone who stays […]

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New streets and sanitation boss delivers housekeeping news council members want to hear

Newly appointed Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Cole Stallard broke the news on Tuesday that City Council members wanted to hear: The shortage of refuse carts will finally be eliminated and an influx of crews will reduce the wait for a year to prune a tree. The Stallard Streets and Sanitation Department can make or break […]

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“They Call Us Slaves”: The Plight of Kenyan Domestic Workers in the Middle East

NAIROBI, Kenya— Faith MurungaA 30-year-old domestic worker living in the Kwa Ndege area of ​​Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, left the country on Christmas Day 2019 for what she hoped would be greener pastures in Saudi Arabia. Although she owned a small business in Nairobi, which brought her $183.96 in monthly profits, she looked forward to earning […]

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Hospital housekeeping teams are key to fighting COVID-19 on the front lines in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – We’ve told you about doctors and nurses pushed to the limit by the pandemic, but there’s also a whole team behind the scenes who are on the front lines. OSDH: 1,400 new cases of COVID-19, 46 deaths in Oklahoma KFOR spoke to an environmental services worker at SSM Health St. Anthony […]