Convention on Domestic Workers

2011 ILO convention regarding domestic workers

The Convention on Domestic Workers, formally the Convention concerning Decent Work for Domestic Workers is a convention setting labour standards for domestic workers. It is the 189th ILO convention and was adopted during the 100th session of the International Labour Organization, in 16 June 2011.[1] It entered into force on 5 September 2013.[2]


  1. "100th ILO annual Conference decides to bring an estimated 53 to 100 million domestic workers worldwide under the realm of labour standards". International Labour Organization. 16 June 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2011.
  2. "Italy ratifies the Domestic Workers Convention". International Labour Organization. 22 January 2013. Retrieved 24 January 2013.