Are you a migrant domestic worker?

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Domestic work is still work!


Did you know:

You are entitled to a proper employment contract, an agreement on work activity or an agreement on work performance

  • Before signing, read every contract carefully. If you don’t understand something, come to us for advice
  • Conclude a contract with the family in writing
  • The family keeps one signed contract, and you keep the other

You are entitled to a fair wage

  • Before you begin working, agree with the family on how much they will pay you for the work
  • The amount of the wage must always be specified in the contract
  • If you work for an hourly wage, keep a detailed record and have the employer confirm it.  Keep the record in a safe place. In the event of a dispute with the employer, it can be used as evidence

You are entitled to a break after work

  • Especially if you live in the employer’s home, you have the right to rest after work, because:
  • You are entitled to work only 8 hours per day

You are entitled to public health insurance and certain social benefits

  • If you work for a family based on an employment contract, the family must pay for health insurance on your behalf. Ask about it.
  • You can verify this at a health insurer branch

You are entitled to know your job description and not to provide additional services

  • The job description must be specified in the contract
  • You can agree on specific work with the family orally, but only perform work which has been agreed on by both parties – you and the family for whom you work

You are entitled to fair treatment and to your own dignity

  • The family cannot insult, beat or sexually harass you, or forbid you to go outside
  • No one can take your passport or other personal items
  • If this happens to you, come to us for advice or call the police

Protect your rights and come to us for advice!

Working as a migrant domestic worker does not have to be illegal!

Our legal and social counselling services are provided FREE OF CHARGE

Do you have a business license and work as migrant domestic worker?

Then the following applies to you:

You are entitled to conclude a contract with the family

  • Draft a contract with the family specifying the work you are to perform and how much the family will pay you for it
  • Before signing, read every contract carefully. If you don’t understand something, come to us for advice
  • The family keeps one signed contract, and you keep the other. Keep the contract in a safe place

You are entitled to know your job description specified in the contract and not to provide additional services

  • Perform only the work which has been agreed on by both parties – you and the family for whom you work.

You have the right (and the obligation) to issue an invoice to the family

  • The family will pay you based on an invoice which you give them
  • Based on your issued invoices, you will submit a tax return
  • When extending your stay for purposes of doing business, you must demonstrate that you were engaged in business for the duration of your stay in the Czech Republic – and you must submit a tax return which demonstrates that you earned enough money

You are entitled to fair compensation for services (work) you perform

  • The amount which the family will pay you must be specified in the contract
  • Keep a detailed record and have the family confirm it. Keep the record in a safe place. In the event of a dispute, it can be used as evidence
  • On the invoice, always specify the number of hours and what services you are invoicing for (e.g. cleaning, babysitting)

You are entitled to a break after work

You are entitled to fair treatment and to your own dignity

  • The family cannot insult, beat or sexually harass you, or forbid you to go outside
  • No one can take your passport or other personal items
  • If this happens to you, come to us for advice or call the police

Protect your rights and come to us for advice!
Working as migrant domestic worker does not have to be illegal!
Do not loose you legal residency!

OUR LEGL AND SOCIAL COUNSELING SERVICES ARE PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE

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