Domestic workers

Domestic workers in Chicago must now have written contracts under new ordinance

A workers’ rights group is trying to publicize an ordinance that went into effect earlier this year, requiring employers to provide a written contract to domestic workers. The law covers nannies, housekeepers and workers caring for the elderly, regardless of citizenship documents. Informing individual workers and their employers is a challenge, said Ania Jakubek, of […]

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Bohol, Tagbilaran, 37 cities pass Good Financial Housekeeping standards

Bohol, along with 1,303 other local government units (LGUs) assessed by the Home Office and Local Government (DILG), have adopted sound financial management standards (GFH) set by the agency. A DILG document showed that 1,715 provinces, municipalities and cities were assessed for the GFH, which recognizes the accounting and auditing measures of an LGU. In […]

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EDITORIAL COLUMN: Council Housekeeping Hour

Time for municipal council housekeeping Tonight, Pageland City Council will take the oath of office for new council members, officially welcoming Kim Mangum, Calvin Hancock and Jessie Mangum Kimrey. The trio will immediately go into town business. Former items on the business agenda include the Old Town Pond and Pigg Park, a rezoning request from […]

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EDITORIAL COLUMN: City Council Housekeeping Hour

Tonight, Pageland City Council will take the oath of office for new council members, officially welcoming Kim Mangum, Calvin Hancock and Jessie Mangum Kimrey. The trio will immediately go into town business. Former items on the business agenda include the Old Town Pond and Pigg Park, a rezoning request from Tucker Management Co., and a […]

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Are you ready for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™?

Are you ready for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™? Match schedule More details to come Register NationalityAfghanistanAland IslandsAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAndorraAngolaAnguillaAntarcticAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaArubaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBenignBermudaBhutanBoliviaBosnia herzegovinaBotswanaBouvet IslandBrazilBritish Indian Ocean TerritoryBrunei DarussalamBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanadaGreen capCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChadChileChinaChristmas islandCocos (Keeling) IslandsColombiaComorosCongoleseCongo, Democratic Republic ofthe Cook IslandsCosta RicaIvory CoastCroatiaCubaCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEthiopiaFalkland Islands (Malvinas)Faroe IslandsFijiFinlandFranceFrench GuianaFrench PolynesiaFrench Southern TerritoriesGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGibraltarGreeceGreenlandGrenadeGuadeloupeGuamGuatemalaGuernseyGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHeard […]

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Qatar – New decision on probation for domestic workers takes …

(MENAFN- The Peninsula) QNA Doha: The Ministry of Labor Affairs announced yesterday that the decision to extend the probationary period for domestic workers from three months to nine months will enter into force as of today January 8, pursuant to decision no. (21) of 2021 amending certain provisions of Decision No. (8) of 2005 regulating […]

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Changes on the cards for domestic workers in 2022

Employment and Labor Minister Thulas Nxesi is expected to issue an updated minimum wage for domestic workers in South Africa in the coming months. This follows recent proposals released by the National Minimum Wage Commission (NMW) which recommend that domestic workers’ wages be increased to 100% of the national minimum wage. By law, the minimum […]

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New decision on probation for domestic workers comes into effect: Ministry of Labor

Doha: The Ministry of Labor Affairs announced yesterday that the decision to extend the probationary period for domestic workers from three months to nine months will enter into force as of today January 8, pursuant to decision no. (21) of 2021 amending certain provisions of Decision No. (8) of 2005 regulating the conditions and procedures […]

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Qatar – 9-month trial period for domestic workers takes …

(MENAFN- Gulf Times) The Labor Ministry announced on Friday that the decision to extend the probationary period for domestic workers from three months to nine months would take effect on Saturday.This comes in application of Decision No. 21 of 2021 amending certain provisions of Decision No. 8 of 2005 regulating the conditions and procedures for […]

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Housekeeping hours to be reduced at three Calgary long-term care centers

Breadcrumb Links Local news Author of the article: Dylan shorts Brentwood Care Center, pictured on May 27, 2020, as the facility faced a major outbreak of COVID-19. Photo by Azin Ghaffari / Postmedia Content of the article Laundry and housekeeping staff at three Calgary long-term care centers will see their hours reduced, according to the […]