Irish families looking to hire a person to care for their children have an obligation to read up on their rights and responsibilities as employers when it comes to pay, working conditions, accommodation and rest periods, the MRCI said. Illustration: A-Digit/Getty

Greater education among families hiring au pairs is needed rather than increased regulation of the sector, the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) ha(...)

 The €4,947 award by the Labour Court more than triples the €1,444 award made by a Workplace Relations Commission adjudication officer. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Labour Court has found that a Dublin couple made an unlawful demand of €510 from their Brazilian au pair when she told them that she was leaving h(...)