Kerala to bring law for welfare of domestic workers

Presently, there is no national policy to protect and recognise this category of workers, and Kerala is the first state in India that intends to bring a legislation to protect their rights.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 22, 2024 | 6:30 PMUpdatedJun 22, 2024 | 6:30 PM

Domestic workers

Describing domestic workers as an indispensable part of the daily life of a large section of India’s urban population, the Kerala government on Friday, 21 June, said it would bring a new law to ensure the welfare of house-helps. They lack safe working environments, get low wages, no social security and face physical and mental abuse, a note said.

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