Fairwork Belgium: Housekeeping staff

A housekeeper is an employee in the private service of an individual. These employees carry out domestic tasks of a manual nature for the employer and their family.

Since January 2012, the status of a housekeeper is divided into 3 sub-categories, depending on the type of tasks to be carried out: domestic housekeeper for cleaning, domestic housekeeper& and domestic housekeeper childcare (nannies, babysitters).

This status also applies to diplomatic housekeeping staff and to housekeeping staff without legal residence, because they also have employment rights.


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Fairwork Belgium - Omar

Omar Garcia has been a staff member specialising in domestic personnel since 2012. He follows up on all questions related to domestic work and provides empowerment for domestic personnel.