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IHREC Home Care Project


In 2015, MRCI worked with SIPTU and the Carers’ Association on a project funded by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission to develop employment guidelines for the home care sector, which can be downloaded in full here: Employment Guidelines in the Home Care Sector: The Workers’ Perspective.  This innovative project was a collaboration between home care workers and other key stakeholders to improve terms and conditions for workers in this burgeoning unregulated sector. The project is funded through the European Social Fund. Click here to download Migrant Workers in the Home Care Sector: Preparing for the Elder Boom in Ireland, our report on the issues facing migrant home care workers.