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Domestic workers still outside the ambit of minimum wages, finds study

The Hindu | 15/12/2020 12:25 PM | Click to read full article

With multiple employers and the non-applicability of labour laws, domestic workers struggle to access minimum wages, social protection or workplace safety and health, all of which are integral to the decent working conditions of a domestic worker.

A study observed that live-in workers faced additional challenges of work conditions akin to forced or bonded labour, including a lack of privacy, defined working hours, and access to trade unions or other organisations working with domestic workers.