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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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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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9-month trial period for domestic workers takes effect

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 authorizing the […]

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Day-to-day domestic workers in Delhi now see themselves without pay two days a week | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: Rinku, a domestic worker, is struggling to make ends meet after her husband lost his job as a driver in 2020 after the Covid outbreak. A mother of five children in school, Rinku is distressed to learn that domestic workers will not be allowed to go to work during the two-day weekend curfew. […]

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New laws to protect domestic workers | South Queens News

Two landmark bills aimed at extending benefits and protections for domestic workers were enacted by Governor Hochul at the end of 2021. The two bills, A6077A and A8007, were introduced by MP Jenifer Rajkumar (D-Woodhaven). “With a new year comes a new era of dignity and respect for our domestic workers,” Rajkumar said in a […]

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New SF bill would give paid sick leave to domestic workers

Domestic workers like nannies and gardeners may soon start earning paid sick leave in San Francisco. The new bill would put in place an app allowing domestic workers to register their hours with their employers. For every 30 hours worked with an employer, they would earn one hour of paid sick leave that could add […]