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Employment Law Focusing on the Rights of Domestic Workers

Employment Law Focusing on the Rights of Domestic Workers

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by IDWFED published Oct 01, 2017 12:00 AM
Contributors: Cecilia Babb For IMPACT Justice 2017
Research to Inform Public Education

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

TABLE OF STATUTES
TABLE OF TABLES AND FIGURES
ACRONYMS
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 CSME Free Movement Rights of Household Domestics
1.2 Domestic Workers are not benefiting from CSME Free Movement
1.3 Patterns of Domestic Work in CARICOM
1.4 Domestic Workers Employment Rights Laws in CARICOM
1.5 Main Provisions of Domestic Workers Legislation
1.6 Other Employment Legislation Applicable to Domestic Workers
1.7 Compliance with Domestic Workers Legislation in Force
1.8 Sources of CARICOM Domestic Workers Employment Legislation

2. GENDER, COMMONWEALTH and C189 GAP ANALYSIS

2.1 Gender Analysis of Domestic Workers Employment Rights Laws
2.2 Mapping CARICOM and Other Commonwealth Laws
2.2.1 Provisions not contained in CARICOM Domestic Workers Laws
2.2.2 Zimbabwe Labour (Domestic Worker) Employment Regulations
2.3 Gap Analysis of CARICOM Domestic Worker Laws and ILO C189
2.4 Ratification of C189 in CARICOM

3. CIVIL SOCIETY MOBILISATION ON CSME and C189

3.1 Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC)
3.2 Red Thread
3.3 National Union of Domestic Employees (NUDE) of Trinidad and Tobago
3.4 Jamaica Household Workers Union (JHWU)
3.5 Barbados Workers Union (BWU)

4. GENERAL CONCLUSIONS AND STAKEHOLDER PROPOSALS

4.1 Conclusions
4.2 Stakeholder Proposals

5. RECOMMENDATIONS

ANNEX A. Text of the Four Laws Examined
ANNEX B. List of Employment Laws
ANNEX C. Schedule of Persons Interviewed

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