SOLIDARITY WITH DOMESTIC WORKERS:
TIME FOR RECOGNITION AND RESPECT
In the Netherlands, an estimated 150,000 domestic workers, 80,000 alfahelpers and 50,000 PGB care providers work in private households. They take care of children and the elderly, do the laundry and (partially) take over the care of the household. This allows their employers to work, study or provide informal care. In doing so, they make an important contribution to society and the economy.
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“Everyone in this country deserves protection, even without residence status”
FNV: Help the domestic workers.
Due to the corona crisis, tens of thousands of domestic workers in our country have lost all their income overnight. Many of these people also have no residence status, which means that they cannot fall back on social security and in some cases even end up on the street. That is why the FNV has today asked the cabinet by letter to quickly make arrangements for this group.