Trade Union Organising Domestic Workers and its Effect on Socio-Economic Development in Nigeria

Authors

  • Justice Ngwama Crawford University
  • Francis Anyim University of Lagos
  • Raymond Nnamdi Crawford University

Keywords:

decent work; employment relations; household workers; immigrant domestic work; union representation

Abstract

Objectives: The study examined the organising of domestic workers by Union and its effects on Socio-economic development despite their being marginalised by other social partners.

Prior work: The paper attempts to build on organising model through exploring the means of recognising domestic workers in view of their contributions.

Approach: Quantitative and Survey method were used.

Result: Organising domestic workers have significant effect on Socio economic development and serves as platform for granting them rights and protection.

Implications: Unemployment reduction, women empowerment, tax generation and crime reduction.

Value: Developing countries pay less attention to legal framework for organising domestic workers despite its huge benefits to socio economic development.

Author Biographies

Justice Ngwama, Crawford University

Senior Lecturer, Department of Administration and Management

Francis Anyim, University of Lagos

Associate Professor, Department of Employment Relations & Human Resource Management

Raymond Nnamdi, Crawford University

Assistant Lecturer, Department of Administration and Management

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Published

2020-07-01

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Business Administration and Business Economics