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Domestic Workers - standards and guides

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Title: Convention on domestic workers
Description/subject: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia... Convention on Domestic Workers Convention concerning Decent Work for Domestic Workers... Signed 16 June 2011.. Location:Geneva... Effective: not in force Condition: 2 ratifications... The Convention on Domestic Workers, formally the Convention concerning Decent Work for Domestic Workers is a convention setting labour standards for domestic workers. It is the 189th ILO convention and was adopted during the 100th session of the International Labour Office.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Wikipedia
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 12 September 2011


Individual Documents

Title: Text of Domestic Workers Convention, 2011. (ILO Convention 189)
Date of publication: 16 June 2011
Language: English
Source/publisher: International Labour Organisation
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 12 September 2011


Title: Decent work for domestic workers
Date of publication: January 2010
Description/subject: "...Domestic work...is undervalued and poorly regulated, and many domestic workers remain overworked, underpaid and unprotected. Accounts of maltreatment and abuse, especially of live-in and migrant domestic workers, are regularly denounced in the media. In many countries, domestic work is very largely performed by child labourers.
Language: English
Source/publisher: International Labour Conference, 99th Session, 2010
Format/size: pdf (3.42 MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 December 2010


Title: Domestic Work - Decent Work -- a 'Smart Guide' for Domestic Workers in Thailand (Burmese)
Date of publication: 2010
Description/subject: This ILO guidebook promotes the rights and responsibilities of domestic workers. Published in a variety of languages, it is aimed primarily at the domestic worker and explains the benefits and risks ssociated with domestic work while offering the worker advice on how to interact with her/his employer to achieve a mutually satisfactory working environment and system of remuneration and benefits for the worker.
Language: Burmese
Source/publisher: International Labour Organisation
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ilo.org/asia/whatwedo/publications/lang--en/docName--WCM_041809/index.htm
Date of entry/update: 12 September 2011


Title: Domestic Work - Decent Work -- a 'Smart Guide' for Domestic Workers in Thailand (English)
Date of publication: 2010
Description/subject: This ILO guidebook promotes the rights and responsibilities of domestic workers. Published in a variety of languages, it is aimed primarily at the domestic worker and explains the benefits and risks ssociated with domestic work while offering the worker advice on how to interact with her/his employer to achieve a mutually satisfactory working environment and system of remuneration and benefits for the worker.
Language: English (also available in Burmese, S'Gaw Karen, Pwo Karen, Laotian, Shan, Thai)
Source/publisher: International Labour Organisation
Format/size: pdf (529K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ilo.org/asia/whatwedo/publications/lang--en/docName--WCM_041809/index.htm
Date of entry/update: 2010


Title: Domestic Work - Decent Work -- a 'Smart Guide' for Domestic Workers in Thailand (Pwo Karen)
Date of publication: 2010
Description/subject: This ILO guidebook promotes the rights and responsibilities of domestic workers. Published in a variety of languages, it is aimed primarily at the domestic worker and explains the benefits and risks ssociated with domestic work while offering the worker advice on how to interact with her/his employer to achieve a mutually satisfactory working environment and system of remuneration and benefits for the worker.
Language: Pwo Karen
Source/publisher: International Labour Organisation
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ilo.org/asia/whatwedo/publications/lang--en/docName--WCM_041809/index.htm
Date of entry/update: 12 September 2011


Title: Domestic Work - Decent Work -- a 'Smart Guide' for Domestic Workers in Thailand (S'gaw Karen)
Date of publication: 2010
Description/subject: This ILO guidebook promotes the rights and responsibilities of domestic workers. Published in a variety of languages, it is aimed primarily at the domestic worker and explains the benefits and risks ssociated with domestic work while offering the worker advice on how to interact with her/his employer to achieve a mutually satisfactory working environment and system of remuneration and benefits for the worker.
Language: S'gaw Karen
Source/publisher: International Labour Organisation
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ilo.org/asia/whatwedo/publications/lang--en/docName--WCM_041809/index.htm
Date of entry/update: 12 September 2011


Title: Domestic Work - Decent Work -- a 'Smart Guide' for Domestic Workers in Thailand (Shan)
Date of publication: 2010
Description/subject: This ILO guidebook promotes the rights and responsibilities of domestic workers. Published in a variety of languages, it is aimed primarily at the domestic worker and explains the benefits and risks ssociated with domestic work while offering the worker advice on how to interact with her/his employer to achieve a mutually satisfactory working environment and system of remuneration and benefits for the worker.
Language: Shan
Source/publisher: International Labour Organisation
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 September 2011


Title: Domestic Work - Decent Work -- a 'Smart Guide' for Domestic Workers in Thailand... งานบ้าน – งานที่มีคุณค่า คู่มือสำหรับแรงงานทำงานบ้านใน
Date of publication: 2010
Description/subject: This ILO guidebook promotes the rights and responsibilities of domestic workers. Published in a variety of languages, it is aimed primarily at the domestic worker and explains the benefits and risks ssociated with domestic work while offering the worker advice on how to interact with her/his employer to achieve a mutually satisfactory working environment and system of remuneration and benefits for the worker.
Language: Thai
Source/publisher: International Labour Organisation
Format/size: pdf (562K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ilo.org/asia/whatwedo/publications/lang--en/docName--WCM_041809/index.htm
Date of entry/update: 12 September 2011