Migrant care workers set up union network

Switzerland Switzerland
RESPEKT@vpod is a new network for care and domestic workers set up in the VPOD public services union. Following VPOD's support of a Polish migrant worker who successfully secured compensation after being sacked for questioning her pay, the union was approached by many other migrant care workers seeking advice and information. RESPEKT@vpod is a response to these demands in a sector known for exploitative pay and employment conditions. The network is seen as particularly important for workers who live on the premises where they work and can feel very isolated.
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