Termination of Domestic Workers’ Employment: Unfair Labour Practice Re-visited

Kola O. Odeku


This paper elucidates that termination of a domestic worker by an employer is not wrong however, the paper accentuates that the termination must strictly follow due process and comply fully with the procedure and the enabling laws governing and regulating labour relations. The paper looks at the conditions and situations of domestic workers in relation to how their employments are being terminated by the employers without due regard for the workers and the law. It raises the importance of sensitising the workers in this sector about their rights in order not be unfairly terminated and dismissed by the employers. It highlights available remedies that are available to a wrongfully dismissed worker.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n10p672

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