Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)

Abstract

Legal Protection for Woman Domestic Workers Based on the International Convention

Author(s): Lalu Husni, Ani Suryani

The purpose of this research is to know the legal protection for woman domestic workers regulated in fundamental international law on the protection of women. The results of this research are identified that the legal protection of woman domestic workers rights is consistent with International convention. According to Convention Decent work for domestic workers, minimum standard by the convention are basic rights of domestic worker, information on terms and conditions of employment, hours of work, remuneration, occupational safety and health, social security, standards concerning child domestic workers, standards concerning live-in workers, standards concerning migrant domestic workers, private employment agency measures to be put in place, dispute settlement, complaints and enforcement. In addition, Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) contains the obligation to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women in the field of economy and employment.