These Tools, Checklists and Contract Templates for hiring a Household Worker make it easier to establish effective working relationships between Household Employers and Domestic Workers. Clear expectations and mutual understanding help to establish the base for partnership in the home.
We know Employers sometimes don’t know all the conditions and obligations that should apply to their Domestic Worker so they don’t follow them. Or sometimes they don’t implement the conditions or fulfill obligations because they think it will cost too much money.
These Tools, Checklists and Contract Templates will help busy but well-intentioned Household Employers as they seek to provide fair wages and conditions to Domestic Workers who perform essential household duties and provide care for their loved ones.
There is a mutual benefit from providing fair pay, reasonable hours of work, regular rest breaks and a safe and respectful workplace (also known as ‘Decent Work’).
Download the Manual for Household Workers and Employers in Jamaica and reference pages 23-47 for guidelines on how to use these Tools, Checklists and Contract Template