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The plights of Namibia"s domestic workers

Hilma Shindondola-Mote

The plights of Namibia"s domestic workers

by Hilma Shindondola-Mote

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Published by Labour Resource and Research Institute in Windhoek, Namibia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 92-93).

Other titlesDomestic workers
Statement[Hilma Shindondola-Mote].
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 94 p. :
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22692562M
ISBN 109991664904
LC Control Number2008347949
OCLC/WorldCa276602557

Throughout the s, black women represented the bulk of domestic workers. Black women provided an opportunity for lower-middle-class white women to have the splendor of a maid without the lavish. In its report Decent Work for Domestic Workers, the International Labour Organization uses a statistical definition of domestic work that is based on the International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO). It is a comprehensive definition capturing most of the relevant categories of persons employed in domestic work.

  A survey of 3, domestic workers in Hong Kong, home to an estimated , domestic staff, found that 58% had reported verbal abuse, while 18% said they had been physically assaulted and 6. NATLEX - Namibia. Labour Act Dated 13 March (Government Gazette of the Republic of Namibia, 8 April , No. , pp. ).

female workers from their home countries to Saudi Arabia and to the UAE. These incentives, coupled with restrictive contract systems, bind the female domestic worker to her employer and create an environment conducive to exploitation and involuntary servitude. The surge of migrant workers into the Middle East began in the early s, when. DOMESTIC workers will earn N$ or more as from next month after the labour ministry announced a wage increase means they will .


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The plights of Namibia"s domestic workers by Hilma Shindondola-Mote Download PDF EPUB FB2

Following the recent launch of the report, 'The Plights of Namibia's Domestic Workers', by the Labour Resource and Research Institute, The Namibian takes an. The contract must set out the terms and conditions of employment of the domestic worker, as agreed by the employer and the domestic worker.

“Domestic worker” means an employee performing work in or for a household, including a child-minder, cook, driver, gardener, housekeeper and a worker placed by a private employment agency to perform. P.O. BoxWindhoek, Namibia Tel.

If a domestic worker works this number of days per week She is entitled to this many working days of SICK LEAVE per 36 months She is entitled to this many working days of ANNUAL LEAVE per 12. 4 Namibia's Labour Movement: An Overview - History, Challenges and Achievements Abbreviations and Acronyms BAWON Bank Workers Union of Namibia BIG Basic Income Grant DOWATU Democratic Organisations of African Workers Trade Unions DWCP Decent Work Country Programme FES Friedrich Ebert Stiftung GDP Gross Domestic Product GIPF.

“Domestic worker” means an employee performing work in or for a household, including a child-minder, cook, driver, gardener, housekeeper and a worker placed by a private employment agency to perform services in or for a household.

The contract is subject to the Wage Order for Domestic Workers (Government Notice NoFile Size: KB. Author: Toshiba Created Date: 5/25/ PM. Survey on Living and Working in Namibia during Coronavirus Coronavirus Work & Life in Maps and Graphs - updated daily Daily updated Maps on Living and Working during Coronavirus.

Namibian Labour Act No. 11 of Namibian Labour Act No. 11 of Download: Namibian Labour Act No. 11 of - Supplement: Namibian Labour Act No. 11 of - Supplement: Download: The Constitution of the Republic of Namibia: The Constitution of the Republic of Namibia: Download: Employees Compensation Amendment Act, No.

5 of (3) If an employee does not ordinarily work a fixed number of days per week, the employee is entitled to annual leave calculated on the basis of the average number of days worked per week over the 12 months prior to the commencement of a new annual leave cycle, multiplied by four.

Permanent secretary of the labour ministry Bro-Matthew Shinguadja said in a statement that the new wage for domestic workers will now be increased from N$1 ,20 to N$1 ,05 a month. “Many travelers are essentially fantasists. Tourists are timid fantasists, the others - risk takers - are bold fantasists.

The tourists at Etosha conjure up a fantastic Africa after their nightly dinner by walking to the fence at the hotel-managed waterhole to stare at the rhinos and lions and eland coming to drink: a glimpse of wild nature with overhead floodlights. Overview.

Namibia is a higher middle income country with an estimated annual GDP per capita of US$5, but has extreme inequalities in income distribution and standard of living. It leads the list of countries by income inequality with a Gini coefficient of (CIA) and (UN), respectively.

Since independence, the Namibian Government has pursued free-market. conditions in Windhoek or Walvis Bay or the living conditions of domestic workers and farm workers are referred directly to chapter 10 - THE NAMIBIAN ECONOMY Namibia faces the same legacy of apartheid as South Africa with an economy of extreme contrasts.

Some of its main characteristics are. The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare yesterday announced the historic action taken by government with the introduction of a minimum wage for Namibia's estimated 46 domestic workers, who.

Find domestic workers namibia has 2, members. If you are a domestic worker or looking for a domestic worker or nanny, you can find your next employer. In Namibia gained its independence after a decades-long struggle against South African rule--and, before that, against German colonialism.

This book, the first new scholarly general history of Namibia in two decades, provides a fresh synthesis of these events, and of the much longer pre-colonial s:   CHALLENGES: Ndawu, the union for domestic workers in Namibia, will hold information sessions across the country.

PHOTO: JUNE SHIMUOSHILI The Namibia Domestic and Allied Workers’ Union (Ndawu) has urged domestic workers and their employers to work together for a conducive work environment, where the employee is protected while providing.

I. To organize and unite into one Union all domestic workers engaged in the activities as stated in the clause (4) above.

To further group workers together in accordance with the nature of the work they are engaged in and assist workers in the forming workers committees of their choice under the leadership of the Union. III. The University of Namibia (UNAM) is the largest and leading National institution of higher education in the country.

It is a diverse institution with a student population from all over the Continent. Although a relatively young university, it has grown to support a student population of 19, this year.

Slides at from 29 Nov to 10 December Introduction p. 5 Sources of Namibian Labour Law –Common law –Legislation –Case law Part time workers They are employees who works less that the ordinary working hours per day, e.g. 5. Namibia - Namibia - History: The history of Namibia is not well chronicled.

Its isolated geographic position limited contact with the outside world until the 19th century. Explorer, missionary, trader, conqueror, and settler sources are neither comprehensive, notable for accuracy, nor unbiased.

Professional historiography is a post development in the .assisted in the repatriation of a Namibian domestic worker from Dubai and provided her temporary shelter. Generally, upon identification of a woman or child victim of crime, including trafficking, police transferred the victim to the Gender-Based Violation Protection Units (GBVPU), which have responsibility.Construction Industries Federation of Namibia and the Metal and Allied Namibian Workers Union, made in terms of section 71(2) of that Act to extend the collective agreement set out in the Schedule to employers and employees in the construction industry who are not parties.