This document summarises the findings of report EUR 13/4326/2021 in which organization highlights the exploitation of live-in care workers in Austria, most of whom are women migrant workers from Central and Eastern Europe. They receive low wages, work excessively long hours without adequate breaks and experience barriers in accessing social security. Many women migrant workers experience racism, harassment and abuse with little protection, safeguarding or monitoring in place. This document includes key recommendations to the Austrian authorities to make sure that all live-in care workers enjoy their rights to fair remuneration, favourable and just conditions of work and social security without any discrimination.
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