the – Minister of Labor and Social Security, Nicolás Monckeberg, He called for about 50 thousand employers still did not record contracts of domestic workers to do so, Having participated in & # 39; & # 39 meeting, different groups in the sector and announced the beginning of & # 39; campaign & # 39; check.
In the framework of & # 39; National Day of Workers of Private Room, which is commemorated every 21 & # 39; November, Minister Monckeberg reported that since 2015, the date on which it is required to record the contract, 240,000 employers have done it, still missing about 50,000 m & # 39; done so.
According to the INE data, there are more than 289 thousand workers in the sector. Namely, there is a high rate of & # 39; informality that needs to be corrected.
"When you have a worker in your home in informality, is opening the door to impunity and lack of & # 39; worker protection, not because it & # 39; has health coverage or accident and become clandestine workers (….) we will not rest until all workers have their contract, which is why it will increase the anti-& # 39; control by the Directorate of Labor ", said the authority.
With regard to the complaints made to DT, in 2017 reached 1,122, while in & # 39; October & # 39; this year they amounted to 601. The Metropolitan region leads the list with & # 39; 287 and is followed by Los Lagos (65) and Valparaiso (47).
The list & # 39; matter reported is run by others – which included life protection and health of workers, maternity protection, labor informality, working hours, Breaks, Jurisdictions, Holidays and annual permits, needs & # 39; employers, Fundamental Rights among other issues – it & # 39; (38.4%), benefits (19.7%), remuneration (8.9%), quotes (8.8%) and Contract Labor (8.3%).
The most frequent incidents suffered by domestic workers are burning and psychological diseases.
With regard to – fines assessed, During 2015 was 1590; in 2016 reached 199; in 2017 to 156 and in 2018 to 105. F & # 39; this item, the most frequent penalties were for non & # 39; compliance with the DFL 2 of the Ministry of Labor (37), b & # 39; quotas (34), Hours Extraordinary (33) and the new provisions of Law 20 786 (21).
"I pray for an end to bad practices which are at the expense of & # 39; those who care for our children, a & # 39; those who are part of day to day home, a & # 39; those who deserve, like everyone else, safe and dignified work, b & # 39; contract and social security ", he stressed.
"We have around 290,000 domestic workers in Chile representing more than 9% of workers, work in & # 39; decent conditions, with & # 39; contract and social security", he concluded.
At ISL, joined more than 170,000 private workers at home, and between 2015 and 2018, has trained close to 7 thousand people working in the sector in & # 39; the following areas: Prevention & # 39 ; Domestic Risks, Benefits Law 16 744 (Accidents at Work), First Aid and Technical Guidelines on Safety and Health at Work. For the year 2019, meanwhile, is projected to train about 2,000 workers.