Brazil: Moving forward on Domestic workers rights

In the year 2013 Brazil included domestic workers as part as the ‘normal’ workforce resulting in benefiting of workers rights, this past June 2nd president Dilma Rousseff approved a legal rights extension for domestic workers. Some of the included benefits are extra payment for night shifts, severance pay if fired without a cause and insurance against work related accidents. Brazil has an estimate of 6.5 million domestic workers, for a full report continue reading the article by France 24

Flash – Brazil gives more rights to domestic workers – France 24.

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