Below is a shortened translation of the decision of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment on the creation of a Committee on Household /Domestic Services. This committee was formed to help the Dutch government in formulating policy options on domestic work.

We will be translating other relevant documents to help keep us informed, form opinions and make decisions. The next translation will be on the existing Dutch system of Household Services check this.

As announced in the letter of December 19, 2012 (Lower House 2012-2013, 29544 nr. 425), the cabinet and its social partners have agreed to carry out a committee investigation on the possibility of improving the position of household workers and the impact of the possible ratification of ILO Treaty 189 regarding