domestic help


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Synonyms for domestic help

a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household

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This additional income that the domestic help brings into her family helps elevate their quality of life.
Fortunately, the housemaid was taken to the welfare shelter that the embassy provides for abused domestic helps.
Significantly relying on domestic help to raise a child negatively impedes the child's linguistic development," said Nasr.
According to civil society groups, about 10,000 children are trafficked from Jharkhand every year to either work as domestic help or sex workers, but trafficking for forced surrogacy has never been heard of before.
The ministry is facing difficulties in recruiting domestic help due to a number of reasons including the ministry's poor performance and some social attitudes that have had negative impacts on the governments of labour exporting countries, the source was quoted as saying in the report.
Meanwhile, the ministry has denied press reports that it will hike visa charges for the recruitment of domestic help from SR2,000 to SR2,300 ($533 to $613) after the introduction of electronic visa services from October 25.
Their care workers are trained to the highest standards and the company provides care ranging from domestic help at home, to personal care, to specialist 24-hour High Dependency Care, for people needing either short or long term care packages.
Among the regions, less developed nations of Asia stand out for a lack of legislation on treatment of domestic workers: As of 2010, more than 75 percent of developed countries had minimum wage coverage and limits on work hours for domestic help.
YENy DELHy (CyHAN)- A special court Tuesday sentenced to life in prison an Indian doctor couple, a day after it found them guilty of killing their teenage daughter and their domestic help at their home in Noida on the outskirts of the national capital in 2008.
I believe there could be a market for seminars on both engaging, treating and retaining domestic help in addition to seminars for the domestic help on training and having a successful long term relationship with their employer.
She said: "Along with my co-founder Eugenie, we have tried to draw from our home country the best of French art de vivre to obtain the best quality domestic help.
Backtracking on this policy will put thousands of predominantly female workers, who come to the UK to work as live-in domestic help, at risk of exploitation.
Swabhimaanya chief executive and managing director, Rahul Pagare, said, 'With around 100 million domestic help employed across India, the need of the hour is to empower this section of the society with basic financial exposure.
I said some domestic help, Arlene, so please get your facts straight.