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Domestic workers

Sue Gordon

Domestic workers

a handbook for housewives

by Sue Gordon

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Domestics -- South Africa,
    • Personnel management -- South Africa. -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 59-60.

      Statementby Sue Gordon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.D52 S615
      The Physical Object
      Pagination62 p. ;
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5249623M
      ISBN 100869820737
      LC Control Number75322066
      OCLC/WorldCa1622626

      Sharpless’s book offers a valuable model for labor historians, as it portrays work and life as inextricably linked but not mutually definitive.”--American Historical Review "A fascinating examination of black women's domestic employment as they transitioned from being slaves to being free laborers."--The North Carolina Historical Review. New Domestic Workers Law 10/ Immigration employment contract for year and is accepted. MOHRE employment contract needs to be printed for new visa applications or if the sponsor holds an old contract.5/5(20).

      Book Description. With specific attention to irregular migrant workers - that is to say, those without legal permits to stay in the countries in which they work - this volume focuses on domestic work, presenting studies from ten European countries, including Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, and Spain.   “A year later, in response to numerous queries, I finally read the book, and it wasn’t as bad as I had imagined. After more than a decade of researching and writing about domestic workers, I thought that Kathryn Stockett got a lot right, in large part because of her familiarity with the fabulous oral history narratives collected by Susan Tucker and her colleagues at Tulane, some of which.

      The Domestic Worker Bill of Rights defines “domestic work employer” as any person, including corporate officers and executives, who directly or through an agent (such as temp services, staffing agencies, and the like), employs or controls wages, hours, and working conditions of domestic workers. Since the s, foreign domestic workers have been permitted to stay in Hong Kong to address the city's shortage of local, full-time live-in helpers.


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