ILO Campaign

ITUC 12by12 Global Campaign for Domestic Workers RightsDWAG actively campaigns for rights for domestic workers both nationally and internationally, collaborating with trade unions and international domestic worker networks. Members travelled to the ILO to participate in discussions leading to the adoption of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention C.189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers. On June 16, 2012, marking the first anniversary of the convention, DWAG joined the ITUC global campaign ‘12 by 12’ calling for governments to ratify C189. On July 9th, 2014, DWAG members joined Minister Bruton to celebrate Ireland ratifying the Convention.