Tag Archives: ILO

Domestic workers join Minister Bruton to celebrate ratification of Convention

Today (Wednesday 9th July) migrant domestic workers joined Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD to celebrate the Irish government’s ratification of  the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention on Domestic Workers. The Domestic Workers Action Group (DWAG) has campaigned
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Landmark day for workers in private homes as Ireland ratifies Domestic Workers Convention

Migrant Rights Centre Ireland welcomes ‘momentous’ ratification of ILO Convention Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) today (Wednesday 9th July) welcomed Ireland’s ratification of the ILO Domestic Workers Convention, saying it will provide increased protection for thousands of vulnerable domestic workers
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International Domestic Workers Day, June 16th: Irish government inaction “a disgrace”, say domestic workers.

Today, June 16th, is International Domestic Workers Day and the 3rd anniversary of the international adoption of the ILO Domestic Workers Convention. Despite repeated promises, the Irish government has not yet ratified the Convention. Domestic workers and trade unionists all
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On International Women’s Day, Government Must Double Efforts to Ratify the ILO Convention on Domestic Work

MEDIA RELEASE 08.03.2013 International Women’s Day has its origins in the fight for better pay and conditions for women employed as factory workers. This struggle continues in the collective efforts to realise the rights of all women employed in private
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Ensuring Decent Work Standards for Migrant Workers in the Current Labour Market

The roundtable event was organised by MRCI in collaboration with SIPTU (Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical Union) and the Coalition to Protect the Lowest Paid to examine strategies of how to include migrant workers within the broader struggle for decent
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