After installing cameras, the mother said she found disturbing footage of her disabled son being abused by their domestic worker.
After a lengthy wait, domestic workers, have been given permission to return to work on Monday 1 June under lockdown Level 3.
The Department of Employment and Labour is tracing domestic workers and farm labourers so that they may apply for UIF benefits.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing your domestic workers to take leave vs providing hand sanitiser, seems only fair.
Workers can only be registered with Unemployment Insurance Fund by their employer.
Pretoria High Court deems exclusion of domestic workers from Compensation Fund is unconstitutional.
After 16 years of service, the Niemand family said thank you to their domestic worker in the most lavish way possible. This is fantastic…
New minimum wage regulations, endorsed by the Department of Labour, were published on Monday 3 December.
Meet Talent Pachenah: This Cape Town cleaner landed herself a life-changing job interview thanks to her coding knowledge and a generous Twitter campaign.
Christine Wiro is the third woman to who has taken Manana to court for assault in the last 12 months.
And that’s only in the first-quarter of the year.
We take a look at the latest 2018 minimum wages for domestic workers and nannies. What are they and are they far too low?
Exploitation of the poor is huge in South Africa…
It’s time we sit down with the lovely ladies that clean up after us and use this new tool to determine if we are paying them enough, given their financial realities.
Migrant domestic workers protest outside of UK parliament against “Tied visas”. These visas deny them the right to change employers, often resulting in exploitation and abuse.
Nearly 17 years ago, sitting behind a slightly battered desk in Cape Town’s Salt River, Myrtle Witbooi told me that the dream of domestic workers being “treated like other workers” would not die. “We want a living wage and proper hours. It is a dream…but we will get there,” said the woman who, in Cape Town in 1965, convened the first organisational meeting of domestic workers.
Domestic workers are calling for the minimum wage to be set at R2,500 a month when the Department of Labour announces the annual minimum wage increase in December 2014