Saturday, Jan 28, 2023

domestic workers


Pune: High cost in private sector, unavailability at govt centres keeps domestic workers away from vaccine

May 27, 2021 3:42 am

While most domestic workers have resumed their work, their access to vaccination is still a challenge.

For Hong Kong’s domestic workers during Covid, discrimination is its own epidemic

May 19, 2021 10:24 am

Hong Kong has one of the world’s highest densities of migrant domestic workers, who make up about 10% of the working population.

Pune: Domestic helps fear loss of livelihood post lockdown

May 11, 2020 11:32 pm

Pointing out the need of written directives from authorities, domestic workers are demanding that the labour commissioner’s office step in to help them.

International Domestic Workers Day: Just another day for the millions toiling away in our homes

June 16, 2018 5:04 pm

Rough estimates say women constitute over two-thirds of domestic work population. Most domestic workers are drawn from vulnerable communities including Tribals, Dalits and landless OBCs.

Women being sold to Gulf states like products in a retail shop: Andhra minister

May 24, 2016 3:24 pm

"Instructions should be issued to Indian embassy officials in Gulf countries to interfere in the matter and provide necessary help in terms of food, clothing and shelter," he wrote.

Government working on proposal to skill household help

April 12, 2015 12:52 am

Framework to have an universal approach to train people easily.

Pune: Registration of domestic workers to start from Tuesday

January 23, 2014 2:59 pm

State labour minister ordered labour commissionerates to start work.

Employment of domestic workers to be on agenda for talks: US

December 25, 2013 12:09 pm

Employment of domestic workers will be on the agenda for bilateral discussion in the weeks and months ahead,official.

Govt likely to increase domestic workers’ pension age-limit

November 15, 2013 3:02 am

The state government is planning to increase the age limit of domestic workers by five years.

Silent slaves behind closed doors: Cases of violence against domestic help

March 12, 2014 4:01 pm

Rakhi,has yet again raised concerns about the treatment meted out to domestic workers.