Tag Archives: domestic workers

MRCI welcomes strong opposition to ‘dangerous’ au pair bill in Dáil

Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) 13th July 2016 The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI), which has worked with domestic workers and au pairs in Ireland since 2001, today welcomed the strong cross-party opposition to the proposed Au Pair Placement Bill
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Au pairs in Ireland: the facts

A recent Workplace Rights Commission decision confirmed that au pairs are workers, and are entitled to all the benefits and protections of employment legislation in Ireland. Since the news broke, there has been some confusion as to what this means, so
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Speech by Jane Xavier at A Woman’s Place is in the World conference, Dublin 20.02.2015

A Woman’s Place is in the World! was organised by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission and the National Women’s Council of Ireland  to highlight women’s rights and equality in Ireland and globally. The conference coincided with the United
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Au pair exploitation: New UK research backs Irish findings

A new research project on au pairing in the UK has echoed the findings of similar Irish studies. Experts from Migrant Rights Centre Ireland are now calling for urgent action by the Department of Jobs to prevent further abuse of
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Media Release 12.09.14: Campaigners welcome new protections for workers in diplomatic households in Ireland

New measures will help prevent labour exploitation and trafficking Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) today welcomed new measures to protect workers in the homes of diplomats in Ireland. Diplomats employing domestic workers in their homes must now comply with a
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