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What’s in it for domestic workers today?

A photo of a domestic worker washing clothes. [Courtesy, Oxfam] On this Labor Day, as workers around the world march through the streets or gather in large stadiums to celebrate achievements in their respective sectors, what is there for domestic workers in Kenya. They will take stock of hours of overwork, minimum wages ever collected, […]

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Yet Another Housekeeping Cast Member Arrested for Stealing Guest Rooms at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort

A Disney World housekeeper – who was at least the third employee to be arrested in an ongoing sting at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside – has admitted to a series of thefts at multiple hotels, court documents show. Julian Bracero Jimenez, 21, of Davenport, was arrested March 30 and charged with employee theft, […]

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Colorado House Approves Expanding Employment Discrimination Act to Cover Domestic Workers | Legislature

Legislation to protect tens of thousands of domestic workers from employment discrimination passed a major hurdle on Thursday, receiving approval from the Colorado House. If adopted, House Bill 1367 would expand Colorado’s anti-discrimination law to cover employees who work for private households, such as cleaners, gardeners, nannies or the elderly. The bill would also extend […]

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Colorado House Approves Expanding Employment Discrimination Act to Cover Domestic Workers | Content reserved for subscribers

Legislation to protect tens of thousands of domestic workers from employment discrimination passed a major hurdle on Thursday, receiving approval from the Colorado House. If adopted, House Bill 1367 would expand Colorado’s anti-discrimination law to cover employees who work for private households, such as cleaners, gardeners, nannies or the elderly. The bill would also extend […]

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Three Filipino domestic workers already allowed to travel to SAR under test-entry program

Health authorities have already approved three applications for Filipino domestic workers under a recently launched trial entry program. On April 25, local authorities began receiving applications from eligible domestic workers or potential domestic workers of Filipino nationality for exemption from entry restrictions through their employer or employment agency. During its weekly pandemic press conference, the […]

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Asda and Tesco are classy top rivals like M&S in Good Housekeeping’s blind barbecue taste test

MANY Brits will be tossing the barbie this holiday, but they better stock up at Asda and Tesco if they want the best firecrackers for their money. It’s because Good Housekeeping today announced the winners of its annual barbecue contest, and the best hot dogs have been crowned. 1 Tesco and Asda presented some of […]

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Asda triumphs in Good Housekeeping’s annual barbecue taste test by winning the best burgers

ASDA has been crowned king of burgers after taking first place in two categories in The Good Housekeeping Institute Blind BBQ taste test 2022. The taste test saw 121 products from a selection of brands and grocery stores go head-to-head at a test center in central London. After conducting blind taste testing for over 20 […]

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Janitorial Cleaning Carts Market Share 2022-2030| Key Players – Rubbermaid, Mind Reader, Carlisle, Suncast – Ripon College Days

New Jersey, United States,- The research study presented here is a highly detailed and meticulous depiction of almost all major aspects of the global Household Cleaning Carts Market. It digs deeper into market dynamics including growth drivers, challenges, restraints, trends, and opportunities. Market players can use research studies to strengthen their grip in the global […]

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Dubai police warn against hiring runaway domestic workers

Dubai police have urged families not to hire cleaners who have run away from their employers. The officer said he arrested 948 domestic workers of different nationalities in the first three months of this year. The force said the arrests were made to enforce labor laws. Some maids leave their employers without notice and start […]

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Household Carts Market Size 2022-2029 | Key Players – Rubbermaid, Mind Reader, Carlisle, Suncast – Ripon College Days

New Jersey, United States,- The research study presented here is a very detailed and meticulous depiction of almost all major aspects of the global Household Carts Market. It digs deeper into market dynamics including growth drivers, challenges, restraints, trends, and opportunities. Market players can use research studies to strengthen their grip in the global Cleaning […]

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Entry exemption program launched for Filipino domestic workers, teachers and university students

Local authorities today (Monday) began receiving applications from eligible domestic workers or potential domestic workers of Filipino nationality for exemption from entry restrictions through their employer or employment agency . The trial program will also cover applications from foreign teaching or research staff with local shortages, management staff of educational institutions, as well as students […]

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41,200 domestic workers quit; Major labor shortage expected: Kuwait

In mid-April, the National Assembly’s Interior and Defense Committee approved a proposal submitted by an MP to allow visas to be issued to new domestic workers, Al-Rai daily reports. In this regard, the Economist Intelligence Unit reported that depending on this development, Kuwait is likely to resume the recruitment of domestic workers, as the sector […]

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Should I tip my Airbnb for cleaning? We asked specialists.

Placeholder while loading article actions Traveling has always been complicated, but the coronavirus pandemic has made it harder than ever. Our By The Way Concierge column will put your travel dilemmas to the experts to help you navigate the new normal. Want to see the answer to your question? submit it here. On the last […]

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The costs of domestic workers are rising; Kuwaiti Families in Trouble – ARAB TIMES

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger KUWAIT CITY, April 23: Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ramadan season was a headache for Kuwaiti families due to the shortage of domestic workers and the presence of extra work during the month. sacred. The pandemic then came, increasing the suffering and becoming a real concern for Kuwaiti households […]

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Domestic workers find green pastures in the private sector – ARAB TIMES

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger The shortage of servants continues KUWAIT CITY, April 23: The phenomenon of the shortage of domestic workers continues to increase in the local labor market, without the capacity of the government agencies concerned to find a radical solution to curb this situation, reports the daily Al-Jarida. Those concerned with the […]

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Colorado Bill Would Expand Employment Discrimination Law to Cover Domestic Workers | Legislature

Colorado’s tens of thousands of domestic workers could soon be protected by the state’s anti-discrimination law under a new bill. If adopted, House Bill 1367 would expand Colorado’s anti-discrimination law to cover domestic workers. The bill would also extend the time to file a complaint with the Civil Rights Commission from 180 to 300 days […]

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Foreign domestic workers: the unsung heroes of the Hong Kong pandemic deserve our respect

Their identity as “foreign domestic worker” is so prominent that their roles as wives, mothers, Hong Kong residents and employees are ignored. This is the empowering message I received during a recent roundtable discussion at the Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) from a foreign domestic worker, speaking about the intersectional challenges they face as workers. . […]

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Housekeeping Supervisor Wanted – Cashiers NC

Housekeeping Supervisor Wanted – Cashiers NC Type: full time Company type: Facility Location: CN Apply to: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=0f6ff521-fec2-44af- Job Summary: Employees are expected to work as a team for service improvement; take pride in their work to achieve the highest level of “cleanliness”; and take personal responsibility for understanding how to provide the services offered by […]

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No certainty at the moment. Entry pilot program for domestic workers to start April 25 – Health authorities

Health authorities said they are not yet sure whether the Filipino domestic worker entry exemption pilot program will launch as previously reported on April 25. Although with a delay, the relevant information on the administrative procedures regarding the corresponding requests has already been uploaded to the Health Bureau’s pandemic page. However, the coordinator of the […]

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Province announces long list of ‘administrative’ changes to justice system

The province has announced a host of housekeeping changes to Alberta’s justice system. The Alberta Justice Statutes Amendment Act (Bill 20) was introduced by the UCP government on April 21 with a long list of changes to the Corrections Act, the Justices of the Peace Act, the missing persons, the Victims of Crime and Public […]

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APM’s request to raise fees for hiring domestic workers rejected – ARAB TIMES

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger KUWAIT CITY, April 21: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has reportedly rejected the request of the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) to increase the cost of recruiting domestic workers from 890 to 980 dinars ( by more than 10%) to help recruitment agencies deal with the high costs of […]

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Jenn Stowe appointed executive director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance

Published 2022-04-21 09:00 9:00 am April 21, 2022 a m the National Alliance of Domestic Workers (NDWA) is extending its leadership and has appointed Jenn Stowe, the granddaughter of a domestic worker with a resume in political organizing, as its new executive director. His predecessor, Ai-jen Poo, will assume the role of chairman of the […]

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Domestic workers seek to be visible during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Photo: Diverse Photography (Shutterstock) In 2013, Jamaican immigrant June Barrett (they/them) landed a new job as a caregiver working as a home help for an elderly man. Due to the pay raise, they were thrilled to get the job, however, on the first night the client had asked them to come sleep with him. After […]

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After nearly 20 years of private contract, housekeeping workers return to Burnaby Hospital

Housekeeping workers at the Burnaby Hospital are returning as Fraser Health employees after being contracted out to private companies for nearly 20 years. Of a total of 362 repatriated workers, 92 belong to Burnaby Hospital, all in housekeeping, and is one of three Fraser Health sites to bring workers back in-house this month. Royal Columbian […]

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Disney catches housekeeping cast members stealing rooms in Port Orleans as part of Operation Sting

Disney went on a sting to catch cast members robbing guests at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside last month. A Sheriff’s Arrest Report details how the company pulled off the scam that led to the arrest of two cast members with the help of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. It took place on March […]

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Hiring conditions for domestic workers remain too difficult despite entry pilot program – Lawmakers

Lawmakers today (Wednesday) called on authorities to further ease the requirements of a recently launched pilot entry program for Filipino domestic workers, warning that the process of hiring domestic help remains too costly and complicated for local residents. Beginning April 25, local employers may apply to hire vaccinated non-resident Filipino domestic workers if their employment […]

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Housekeeping staff transfer from BC hospitals as service contracts end – Coast Mountain News

Health Minister Adrian Dix and Premier John Horgan at the announcement of primary care centers in the province, June 5, 2018. (Government of British Columbia) Transfer of maintenance staff from BC hospitals at the end of service contracts Fraser Health first in phased return to direct employment […]

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Fraser Health welcomes housekeeping workers back

Rick Glumac, MPP for Port Moody-Coquitlam – “I know how difficult the past two years of the pandemic have been for our health care providers and British Columbians seeking care. These challenges have affected us all. I am proud that our government is taking action to address these issues. By bringing housekeeping attendants back to […]

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Colorado Bill Would Expand Employment Discrimination Law to Cover Domestic Workers | Content reserved for subscribers

Colorado’s tens of thousands of domestic workers could soon be protected by the state’s anti-discrimination law under a new bill. House Bill 1367 would expand Colorado’s anti-discrimination law to cover domestic workers. The bill would also extend the time to file a complaint with the Civil Rights Commission from 180 to 300 days and increase […]

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Hotel Housekeeping Management Software Market Size Analysis 2022 by Major Key Players

New Jersey, United States,- The global hotel housekeeping management software market is comprehensively and thoroughly examined in the report, focusing on the competitive landscape, regional growth, market segmentation, and market dynamics. For the preparation of this in-depth research study, we used the latest primary and secondary research techniques. The report provides Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, […]

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MACAU DAILY TIMES 澳門每日時報 » More domestic workers are choosing to leave their employers after more than two years of “lockdown”

A A number of domestic workers have chosen to return home for good and many have decided that not seeing their families for more than two years is a high price to pay for minimum wage. Data from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) shows the number of domestic workers in the region fell to […]

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Ethiopia: Cetu asks the government to ratify the ILO conventions on domestic workers, migration for employment, violence and harassment

Addis Ababa — The Confederation of Ethiopian Trade Unions (CETU) has called on the government to ratify international labor laws relating to domestic workers, migrant workers and workplace harassment. The confederation asked the government for the ratification and effective implementation of the ILO Convention on migration for employment n°97 and the convention on migrant workers […]

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News: CETU calls on the government to ratify ILO conventions on domestic workers, migration for employment, violence and harassment

Biruk Alemu @Birukalemu21 Addis Ababa – The Confederation of Ethiopian Trade Unions (CETU) has called on the government to ratify international labor laws relating to domestic workers, migrant workers and workplace harassment. The confederation asked the government for the ratification and effective implementation of the ILO Convention on migration for employment n°97 and the convention […]

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Domestic worker abuse went home to roost

YOUR SAYS | “I am happy that Indonesia and Bangladesh are teaching us to take care of our own citizens.” Indonesia to phase out dispatch of domestic workers, says envoy Indonesian Envoy: Household must earn more than RM7,000 to hire a domestic worker Dr. Raman Letchumanan: “And the Malaysia-Indonesia MoU is by far the most […]

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Draft law for the protection of domestic workers must be quickly ratified | Daily Express Online

The bill for the protection of domestic workers must be quickly ratified Published on: Saturday April 16, 2022 By: Antara News Text size: Moeldoko, during a meeting with ministries and institutions to discuss the Domestic Workers Protection Bill and its ratification, at Bina Graha Building, Jakarta. (Photo: ANTARA/HO-KSP) Jakarta: The Office of Presidential Personnel (KSP) […]

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UAE: Ministry warns against hiring domestic workers from unlicensed agencies

Dubai: The UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization has warned people against hiring workers from unlicensed recruitment agencies. The ministry issued a statement, saying that families and employers who recruit workers from unlicensed agencies will get untrained workers without any guarantee that the work will be done, and will also face legal hassles if […]

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Gambia: ADDAD trains domestic workers on sexual GBV

In an effort to raise awareness about the alarming rate of sexual and gender-based violence, the Association for the Defense of the Rights of Domestic Workers and Household Helpers (ADDAD) organized this weekend a training for its members on the above topic and research results. The two-day training, held at The Gambia Trade Union Bureau […]

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United Arab Emirates: 5 risks of hiring domestic workers from unlicensed recruitment agencies – News

Families have been warned not to trust unreliable social media pages that promote such services Published: Fri 15 April 2022, 10:32 The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (Mohre) has warned employers and families against hiring domestic workers from unlicensed recruitment agencies, including unreliable social media pages that make the promotion of the services of […]

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Christy Lefteri’s “Songbirds”: The Invisible Lives of Migrant Domestic Workers

“Absence is the highest form of presence.” This quote from Joycean couldn’t hold truer for Nisha. One day, after her husband is swallowed by the cave while mining for gemstones in Ratnapura, Sri Lanka, Nisha makes the difficult decision to sail to Cypress to earn a living. She ends up becoming nanny to the child […]

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Global Housekeeping Platforms Market to See Huge Gains in 2022-2031 Cryptocurrency

According to Marketreports.info housekeeping platform market report 2030, discusses various factors driving or restraining the Housekeeping Platform market, which will help the future market to expand with a promising CAGR. Housekeeping Platform Market Research Reports offers an extensive collection of reports on different markets covering crucial details. the Housekeeping platform The report studies that the […]

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Household Carts Market Growth 2022-2029 | Key Players – Rubbermaid, Mind Reader, Carlisle, Suncast – Bloomingprairieonline

New Jersey, United States,- The global Household Carts Market is comprehensively and thoroughly examined in the report, focusing on the competitive landscape, regional growth, market segmentation, and market dynamics. For the preparation of this in-depth research study, we have used the latest primary and secondary research techniques. The report provides Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, Pusher […]

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Government to move forward with pilot entry program for Filipino domestic workers

The Macao SAR will move forward with a pilot program allowing entry of vaccinated non-resident Filipino domestic workers, health authorities announced today (Thursday). The coordinator of the new coronavirus response and coordination center, Dr. Leong Iek Hou, announced today that the measure aims to help alleviate the shortage in these work areas in the SAR, […]

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Janitorial Cleaning Carts Market Size, Trend, Growth 2022-2029 | Key Players – Rubbermaid, Mind Reader, Carlisle, Suncast

New Jersey, United States,- The global Housekeeping Carts Market is comprehensively and thoroughly examined in the report, focusing on the competitive landscape, regional growth, market segmentation, and market dynamics. For the preparation of this in-depth research study, we have used the latest primary and secondary research techniques. The report provides Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, Pusher […]

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Blossoming solidarity within the Indonesian domestic worker community — Weave News

“I chose to come here every Sunday and teach Pencak Silat, a traditional Indonesian martial art, because I want to teach other women fighting techniques and improve my self-defense within a community in whom I trust,” said Istiq Omah, a teacher at Pagar. Nusa, an Indonesian Islamic organization. Sundays in Victoria Park are a place […]

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Bangalore domestic workers face sexual abuse and low pay

The city’s domestic workers seem to face a plethora of problems ranging from sexual assaults and false allegations of theft to inadequate compensation. The lack of an exclusive welfare council for the area only made matters worse. Speaking before a citizens’ jury of domestic workers organized by nonprofits Stree Jagruthi Samiti, Socrates and Flourishing Bengaluru […]

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Hotel Management Software Market is Booming Globally with Top Key Players, Trending Opportunities, SWOT Analysis by Size, Status and Forecast to 2022-2028

hotel management software market: An in-depth statistical analysis of current and emerging trends offers insights into the dynamics of the Hotel Housekeeping Software market. The report includes Porter’s five forces to analyze the importance of various characteristics such as understanding suppliers and customers, risks posed by various agents, strength of competition and promising emerging businessmen […]

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Citrus Fresh Housekeeping Warnings on the Importance of a Professional Cleaning Service

Citrus Fresh Housekeeping is a premier COVID-19 certified cleaning company. In a recent update, the agency shared the importance of a professional cleaning service. El Segundo, Calif. – In an article on the website, Citrus Fresh Housekeeping highlighted the importance of a professional cleaning service in El Segundo. A professional cleaner will be aware of […]

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Good Housekeeping Most Popular Products of March 2022

courtesy Every month at Good Housekeepingwe collect the best gifts on the market, analyze the main trends of the season and test new products and trusted products in the prestigious Good Housekeeping Institute — and every month our readers decide which items they want to spend their hard-earned money on. With spring so close, it’s […]

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Malaysian employers eager to hire Indonesian domestic workers again, but fees remain a concern

STREAMLINED HIRING PROCESS, MORE PROTECTION FOR MAIDS One of the main stipulations of the MoU is the use of a single channel or “one channel system” for the recruitment and placement of Indonesian domestic helpers. Mr KT Tan, who runs an employment agency, said that before the hiring freeze and border closure caused by the […]

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Next chapter: Goal: Do better than “light” housekeeping | News

If you’re passionate about spring cleaning, ready to mix up that perfect mixture of vinegar and water to make those windows shine, if you can’t wait to tidy up the landscaping or clean up your woodwork, you have my admiration. It’s my second spring as a retiree, and my house could use a little sprucing […]

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Indonesians welcome domestic worker protections in new labor memorandum of understanding with Malaysia

JAKARTA: Indonesian Syamsinar, 38, has been busy in recent days researching online about working in Malaysia as a domestic worker. She joined an informal Facebook community for Indonesians who want to work in Malaysia. In the group of more than 10,000 members, they share information such as potential job opportunities, advice for those looking to […]

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Domestic workers in Lakewood NJ march to protest working conditions

LAKEWOOD – About 60 domestic workers and their supporters gathered in the town square last week to protest wage theft, long work shifts, lack of personal and sick leave, low wages and the sexual harassment. “We are women, not machines,” they chanted in unison during the march, organized by New Jersey workers’ advocacy group New […]

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Ban on deployment of domestic workers in Saudi Arabia still in place – DOLE

FILE PHOTO: Overseas Filipino workers or OFWs wait at the airport. (Reuters) MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) clarified on Thursday that the deployment of Filipino workers to Saudi Arabia is still suspended. DOLE Information and Publications Service (IPS) Director Rolly Francia has refuted a bogus government notice that the ban […]

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Honeydew Police organize awareness campaign for domestic workers

On Wednesday March 30, members of the Honeydew Police held a workshop for domestic workers at the Klein Constantia guesthouse in Weltevreden Park. This was part of an initiative to educate domestic workers on how to be more safety conscious and help with crime prevention. They were joined by John Baisley, president of the area’s […]

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Global Janitorial Cleaning Carts Market 2022

Another evaluation report of MarketsandResearch.biz attaches to the Global Janitorial Cleaning Carts Market 2022 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2028 rate of increase in the central market from 2022 to 2028. The assessment then returns to see and dismantle the advancing segments of the market, emerging patterns, as well as major market […]

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DOLE clarifies ban on deployment of domestic workers in Saudi Arabia

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 7) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) clarified on Thursday that the deployment of Filipino domestic workers to Saudi Arabia was still suspended. This follows the spread of a bogus government notice that the ban has been lifted, which has caused confusion among the public. “There is not […]

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Caregivers and domestic workers in the Chile Convention

Photo: @Cottonbro By Beatriz Revuelta (El Mostrador) HAVANA TIMES — There is a strong women’s movement in Chile that has been fighting for years for the recognition of care work. The caregiving revolution that many civil society organizations have been advancing finds its clearest expression in the presentation of the “Right to Care and Recognition […]

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Has full housekeeping returned to Disney World? What we see.

We are seeing more and more things going back to normal at Walt Disney World. Parades and buffets are back, as are live performers and crowds. The Dapper Dans are back on Main Street USA! But there’s one big thing that hasn’t returned to normal, and it could impact your trip to Disney World! Disney […]

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Why the government must reinstate the pre-2012 domestic worker visa

Content Warning: This article contains abuse notices. Phoebe Dimacali is a domestic worker from the Philippines and President of the Filipino Domestic Workers Association (FDWA-UK). Francesca Humi is Advocacy and Campaigns Manager at the Kanlungan Filipino Consortium, which provides immigration records to undocumented migrants, including domestic workers. Each year, approximately 20,000 domestic worker visas abroad […]

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Opt-out and opt-in housekeeping benefits

What once seemed impossible is now becoming an accepted solution in many hotels around the world. We talk about opt-in and opt-out housekeeping. This is partly due to the continued staff shortages that many properties are facing, as well as the preference of travelers not to let staff into their rooms. Big players like Hilton […]

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Saravanan: Cost structure for hiring Indonesian domestic workers will be reviewed every three months

Saravanan: Various problems arose during the implementation of the previous MOU due to the fixed cost structure and its level being too low compared to the current market, which forced employers to pay more to obtain PDI services, which has been resolved in the new PDI MoU. . –A +A KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): The […]

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Saudi authorities warn citizens against bogus offers of domestic workers

Trojena ski resort by NEOM: where mountain sports and outdoor adventure will be offered all year round JEDDAH: Nestled among the mountain peaks overlooking NEOM, the new smart city taking shape in northwestern Saudi Arabia, the world’s first futuristic and sustainable ski resort promises to transform the Kingdom into a major regional tourist destination. Last […]

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PAM to raise minimum wage cap for domestic workers – ARAB TIMES

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger “Need to take legal measures in the event of late payment” KUWAIT CITY, April 2: Interacting with what was published by the daily Al-Jarida in its published publication, under the title “Variation of domestic workers’ wages according to nationality, harms recruitment”, sources of the Authority government for labor revealed that […]

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State domestic workers are essential but underpaid and unprotected, by law and practice – Connecticut by the Numbers

Domestic workers are part of a very vulnerable workforce, most of whom are black and brown women, many of whom are immigrants. In fact, a study by the Economic Policy Institute found that the vast majority (91.5%) of domestic workers are women and just over half are Black, Hispanic, or Asian American/Pacific Islander women and […]