Switzerland -Parliament votes to ratify domestic workers convention -June 19, 2014

On 12 June 2014 Parliament voted in favour of ratifying the ILO convention on domestic workers (C189).

On 12 June Parliament voted in favour of ratifying the ILO convention on domestic workers (C189). Trade unions, including Swiss unions SIT and UNIA and the International Domestic Workers' Federation IDWF have welcomed the decision and called it a big step towards improving the working conditions of domestic workers in the country.

English: http://www.iuf.org/w/?q=node/3475

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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