Ituc domestic workers conventional loans

 

ituc domestic workers conventional loans

In June 2014, the Government finally ratified the ILO Convention!  Well done to all who campaigned for this important victory. More on Domestic Workers Right here

There are over 100 million workers employed to do work in someone else's house all over world. These domestic workers clean, cook, do laundry, provide care to children and the elderly and lots more. Their work is undervalued, underpaid, invisible, not recognised, and not respected. The majority of domestic workers are women (82%) - many are migrants or children. (...)

In December 2011, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) launched the "12 x 12" worldwide campaign on getting 12 countries to ratify ILO Convention No 189 by the end of 2012. The campaign has already mobilised 12 by 12 coalitions in 73 countries, demanding the ratification of Convention No 189 and better national laws. Congress is an active participant here in Ireland. We have been calling on the Irish Government to be among the first to ratify Convention 189 and are still awaiting a formal response.

Ituc domestic workers conventional loans

On day four of the ITUC World Congress, we speak to Amanda Villatoro of the Trade Union Confederation of the Americas (TUCA) and Stella Marys Zalazar of the "Sindicato de Empleadas de Casas de Familia" (Argentina) about the success of the 12x12 campaign to organise domestic workers.

Gilbert, Perera and Belaiba: For a long time, civil society has been asked by decision makers to produce concrete evidence of the global threat to civic space

Omar Faruk Osman: The federal government’s failure to investigate or establish accountability has reinforced a culture of impunity

In June 2014, the Government finally ratified the ILO Convention!  Well done to all who campaigned for this important victory. More on Domestic Workers Right here

There are over 100 million workers employed to do work in someone else's house all over world. These domestic workers clean, cook, do laundry, provide care to children and the elderly and lots more. Their work is undervalued, underpaid, invisible, not recognised, and not respected. The majority of domestic workers are women (82%) - many are migrants or children. (...)

In December 2011, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) launched the "12 x 12" worldwide campaign on getting 12 countries to ratify ILO Convention No 189 by the end of 2012. The campaign has already mobilised 12 by 12 coalitions in 73 countries, demanding the ratification of Convention No 189 and better national laws. Congress is an active participant here in Ireland. We have been calling on the Irish Government to be among the first to ratify Convention 189 and are still awaiting a formal response.