domestic workers

 
SA unemployment on the rise — Stats SA
SA unemployment on the rise — Stats SA
Over six million South Africans are unemployed, with the country’s official unemployment rate on the rise. This is according to data released by...
Call for employers to assist with saving as Sasi launches July Savings Month
Call for employers to assist with saving as Sasi launches July Savings Month
The month of July is Savings Month in South Africa, a campaign led by the South African Savings Institute (Sasi), with a focus on driving awareness...
Domestic workers carry the country
Domestic workers carry the country
South Africa has progressed over the years and there have been moves to reverse the injustices of the apartheid government. But domestic workers,...
A minimum wage must restore the dignity of black people
A minimum wage must restore the dignity of black people
The introduction of a national minimum wage must go beyond the narrow purpose of establishing a minimum floor wage, below which no worker can be...
More money, fewer jobs?
More money, fewer jobs?
Widespread strikes in the agricultural sector in 2012 culminated in a victory – a substantial hike in the minimum wage for farmworkers from R70...
Domestic workers labour on over injury
Domestic workers labour on over injury
Years after the government promised to ensure domestic workers injured at work would get compensation, those who suffer debilitating accidents still...
Concourt: Business ignores domestic workers' rights
Concourt: Business ignores domestic workers' rights
The Constitutional Court (Concourt) ruled on Friday that domestic workers have the same rights as employees of Pinnacle Point Group, a...
Masterchef contestant turns up the heat on housework
Masterchef contestant turns up the heat on housework
She dazzled with a dauntingly elaborate chocolate dessert, then captivated with a tricky polenta lasagne with fried mushrooms and mussels. Now...
Brazil employers castigate their maids with insults, racism
Brazil employers castigate their maids with insults, racism
"My idiot maid waits till I have dirtied five blouses, then washes them all at once. She’s an imbecile."
Parliament to review domestic workers' rights
Parliament to review domestic workers' rights
Domestic workers are on the verge of being covered by the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant...
[Video]Minimum wage: A domestic struggle
[Video]Minimum wage: A domestic struggle
There is a set minimum wage for domestic workers in SA. While you may be paying your helper the legal amount, are you paying her enough to live?
There's more to getting maid in SA
There's more to getting maid in SA
Last week a group of ...

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