Protection of Right to Decent Work and Dignity for Domestic Workers: Analysis of the Constitutional, Legislative and Juridical Framework

  • Lakshmi Sanjana R.
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  • Lakshmi Sanjana R.

    Ph. D. Research Scholar at Hindustan University, Faculty of Law, Vellore, India

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Among all categories of the informal sector, the protection of domestic workers forms one of the biggest challenges to labor laws. The intrinsic work associated in the day to day life of a domestic worker makes them more vulnerable than other workers in the economy. They work for non-business purposes. In this manner, the work involved being in a private space with lack of proper regulation and guidelines cause the domestic workers without basic protection. It is, in this manner, necessary to foster an arrangement of social security that can manage the cost of satisfactory assurance to domestic workers, with less involvement of the state in the issues of the family. This paper aims to review various research works related to social, psychological, economic, health, legal, and constitutional frameworks for domestic workers. In this segment, the findings highlight the information through which has been critically analyzed to establish the similarities, dissimilarities, and unaddressed areas of domestic workers. These ideas have been made in the wake of undertaking an investigation of existing lawful arrangements for domestic workers in India and the accepted procedures from different jurisdictions that have seen relative achievement in providing social security to domestic workers. They emphasized from their research work that India holds up far behind other developing and developed nations in extending constitutional rights for domestic workers. The present study urges to study and reveal the various constitutional requirement for the protection of domestic workers. This article is to look at the situation with Domestic Workers and the legitimate system for nice work for Domestic specialists in India. The examination is done considering the Constitutional command, legal proclamations and ILO's respectable work plan. The significance of Domestic work area and have to perceive ' Domestic work" as "work". The subsequent part tends to the vital difficulties and issues looked by homegrown laborers. The third part inspects the established and official structure that tries to safeguard the interest of Domestic Workers and guarantee them the right of respectable work. At last, it examines the significant legal proclamations with respect to the freedoms Of Domestic Workers




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 5, Page 1076 - 1089


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