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#Au Pairs

# au-pairs - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Worked for €2 an hour and forced to break the law - the plight of Ireland's au pairs

Camilla would routinely work 14 hour days for little money.

# au-pairs - Friday 11 March, 2016

Why are parents entrusting their child’s wellbeing to someone they are paying buttons to?

The issue of au pairs is a direct result of ridiculous childcare costs, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

# au-pairs - Sunday 21 June, 2015

'If you said no to the children they would just scream and sometimes punch you'

Au pairs are working in up to 20,000 Irish homes – many working around the clock for not much pay.

# au-pairs - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Domestic workers are the most exploited group in Ireland

A new report from the EU has singled out childcare and domestic cleaners as the most exploited in Ireland.

# au-pairs - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Au Pairs welcome decision on Domestic Workers Convention

Minister Bruton has announced the government’s plans to ratify the Convention to protect the rights of domestic workers.