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Adelina Harun A, Puluhulawa F. CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF DOMESTIC WORKERS. EEBL. 2017; 24 (1) :1-10
URL: http://europeansp.org/article-18-75-en.html
State University of Gorontalo;Indonesia
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This article aimed to explain the urgention of domestic workers protection over decent wages and decent work, so expected to have equality with workers in othe sectors. Constitution of Indonesia has guarantee the protection of workers ike in Article 27 Part (2) “Every citizen has the right to work and decent living for humanity”, in carrying out the mandate of Constitution then made tha Law No 13, 2003 on Employment, this Law should add points about domestic workers. This article is a normative-juridic research, use statute approach, and data collection technique through the study of literature using primary adn secondary legal materials. Result of this research show that in reality condition of domestic workers in Indonesia are important to note, because essentially domestic workers are human and have human rights need to be guarantee and protect. Beside it, domestic workers do not pretend as formal job which have economic and political value. Constitution guarantee over decent works and decent living for humanity do not perfectly implementated yet. In terms of domestic workers wages usually depend on oral contract between them and employer. The urgency of regulating domestic workers is not only aimed to fulfill their constitutional rights, but also as protection and recognation of human rights.
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Received: 2019/08/7 | Accepted: 2019/08/7 | Published: 2019/08/7

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