- Someone holds your Visa, I.D., Passport or immigration papers.
- An employer or someone else takes part of the money you earn.
- A boss or employer threatens to deport you if you report your working conditions.
- You are intentionally isolated from friends or family.
- You don't have access to a clean, safe work environment.
- Someone threatens to post photos or videos on social media of you if you do not follow orders.
- You cannot leave work at the end of the day.
- You are forced to have sex in exchange for money or goods.
- You are not paid what you were promised.
- You cannot look for a new job freely and without fear.
Domestic workers can be extremely vulnerable to exploitation due to isolation and employers being private households. To learn more about your rights as a domestic worker, visit the City’s Your Home is Someone’s Workplace campaign.