We can take the Regional Assembly precarious working conditions of women domestic workers

and hotel maids

This March 30 is the Day of Household Workers on the occasion of this date, the Parliamentary Group can be registered with the regional Chamber a motion to ask the regional government to deal with the "dignity" of working conditions both women working in the home as those who are employed in the hospitality sector.

The regional deputy, Andres Pedroza, said that "many women and anonymous men have fought for the rights of those engaged in a fundamental task for society, a task performed mainly by women, who care for our children, our elders and which is also responsible for the home. "

In that sense, Pedroza has remarked that with the entry into force four years, the decree regulating the employment of the special nature of domestic servants ago has been progress and improvements for housemaids.

While, according to Andres Pedroza, still not entitled to collect unemployment benefits and is to regulate the work of the employees of internal home, "since it does not set his salary or what workday is appropriate for this type of work, example, where there are multiple dependent older people in the same household, elderly without relatives to mediate and accompany severe situations, hospital admissions, noting that domestic employment is seen as one done at home, etc ".

To this should be added that this figure "is increasingly demanded by families to cover the lack of other health resources (lack of public places in residential centers and waiting lists, private residences with no assumable prices by old age pensions, occupational day centers, etc.) ".

Regarding the maids in hotels, Deputy Pedreño wanted to underline the fact that it is necessary to give importance to this professional category within the sector of the hospitality industry, as being the basis of the tourism industry, "are living conditions very precarious work. women are the ones who develop the different tasks floor work, work, dark and underrated, on which rests, importantly, the quality of the hosting service. "

As an example, the parliamentarian can in the Regional Assembly has put "these workers are being outsourced hotels seeing their collective protection depleted in a myriad of ETT, s that have proliferated and they are getting paid two euros, 50 cents per room. No reach even minimum wage. These working women are the basis of Murcia hotel industry and they are focusing on lower wages and more intensive and hard work ".

The Parliamentary Group can be Plenum this motion for a call to engage hotel companies and institutions, under the new collective agreement hospitality, to prevent these workers suffer physical and psychological damage that causes them the task play, improving their working conditions and employment, as "9 years without collective rights is enough," concluded Pedreño.

Who also noted that "it is essential to promote legislative changes that favor the employment situation of these women" for a government change as proposed Podemos.

Source: Podemos Región de Murcia

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