Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 14:45
Saudi Arabia`s Labour Minister Adel Fakeih will visit India to ink an agreement on labour cooperation for domestic workers, following the approval of a draft bilateral agreement by the Indian Cabinet.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 13:43
Domestic Workers Welfare Programme, which recently saw enrollment of 400 women across Maharashtra, was designed by Yashwantrao Chavan Open University (YCMOU) after a year-long research.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 17:08
Sources said the Union Cabinet suggested studying the policies adopted by these countries in detail before arriving at a decision.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 15:41
Indian embassy in Kuwait has sought the intervention of the Kuwaiti authorities to ensure the welfare and safety of 1,000 Indian domestic workers.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 23:27
The Labour Ministry has extended benefits of a scheme to provide health insurance facilities to domestic workers.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 08, 2011, 19:42
A Parliamentary panel has strongly
recommended bringing domestic workers under the ambit of a
proposed legislation which seeks to protect women against
sexual harassment at the workplace.
Last Updated: Friday, September 30, 2011, 17:28
India, a founding member of ILO, had supported the adoption of the convention and the recommendation.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 19, 2011, 23:59
The NAC has reportedly recommended at least 15 days of
paid annual leave and a minimum per diem wage of Rs 115 for
the 45 lakh domestic workers across the country.
Last Updated: Monday, March 07, 2011, 14:39
Domestic workers have been
specifically left out of the ambit of the `Protection of Women
against Sexual Harassment at Workplace` Bill which seeks to
provide protection to all women at their places of work.
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