domestic

(redirected from domestic workers)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

Domestic

Pertaining to the house or home. A person employed by a household to perform various servient duties. Any household servant, such as a maid or butler. Relating to a place of birth, origin, or domicile.

That which is domestic is related to household uses. A domestic animal is one that is sufficiently tame to live with a family, such as a dog or cat, or one that can be used to contribute to a family's support, such as a cow, chicken, or horse. When something is domesticated, it is converted to domestic use, as in the case of a wild animal that is tamed.

Domestic relations are relationships between various family members, such as a Husband and Wife, that are regulated by Family Law.

A domestic corporation of a particular state is one that has been organized and chartered in that state as opposed to a foreign corporation, which has been incorporated in another state or territory. In tax law, a domestic corporation is one that has originated in any U.S. state or territory.

Domestic products are goods that are manufactured within a particular territory rather than imported from outside that territory.

domestic

(Household), adjective belonging to the house, domiciliary, family, home, homemaking, household, housekeeping, internal, pertaining to one's household, perraining to the family, pertaining to the home, relating to the family, relating to the home
Associated concepts: domestic animals, domestic duties, domestic employment, domestic fixtures, domestic purroses, domestic relations, domestic servants, domestic service, domestic status, domestic use

domestic

(Indigenous), adjective endemic, home, homemade, local, national, native, native grown, not forrign, not imported
Associated concepts: domestic commerce, domestic corpooation, domestic judgment
See also: internal, local, national, native, residential

domestic

slang expression for an incident of violence in the home between a man and a woman.
References in periodicals archive ?
Services provided by Tadbeer Centres will include conducting pre-arrival interviews with domestic workers to ensure that they understand their contractual rights, the provision of training and education to new workers, resolving disputes between workers and employees, and checking on worker housing and accommodation.
One of the volunteer photographers was Filipino domestic worker Joan Pabona, whose photo 'Sacrifice' was runner-up in the National Geographic Wheelock Properties Youth Competition 2017.
He explained that the programme aims to protect the rights of both employers and workers, improve work circumstances for domestic workers, increase their job security, and promote the principles of human rights in Saudi Arabia.
According to the Domestic Work TWG, not even 10 percent of the close to 2-million domestic workers have been registered with the SSS, PhilHealth and Pag-IBIG.
However, we know many domestic workers are directly recruited by Bahraini households and it's difficult for authorities to know that there is any contractual violations until there is a complaint.
The two-day event was also meant to sustain the momentum of the ASEAN member states in advancing the rights and welfare of domestic workers in view of the adoption of ILO Convention No.
The goal was to reach an understanding on the employment of domestic workers from the aforementioned countries, which opens up new markets for attracting domestic workers, he noted.
Cases of harassment against domestic workers are the main concern for manpower agencies.
This is the legal and historical backdrop for the rise of a national domestic workers' rights movement focused on ending the exclusion of domestic workers from employment protections institutionalized in the New Deal.
He said this was an important issue as there were hundreds of thousands of domestic workers in Pakistan but currently, there was no specific law to safeguard their rights.
Agents recruit young women from Ethiopia's Oroma region with promises of high-paying employment as domestic workers in Sudan, only to collect their salaries or force them into prostitution in brothels in Khartoum or near Sudan's oil fields and mining camps (USDS 2011a, p.
Nguyen is a pioneering and important study that fills a lacuna in our knowledge of the lifeworlds and experiences of domestic workers in contemporary late-socialist Vietnam.