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Maid rate fixing!

On May 31, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U,Miscellaneous, With No Comments

Many websites have been talking about the maid rate fixing and the fairness of the rate card implemented by Raheja society, Chandivali, the protest that followed and the subsequent sacking of the maids by many residents. Here’s my take on the story based on multiple conversations with the protesting maids…

Maid Rate fixing?

On May 25, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U,Miscellaneous, With 1 Comment

Maid Rate Fixing by Raheja Society, Powai has been in the news recently, we spoke to a few maids and below is what they had to say: Maid 1: I feel we should have gone and met the representatives of the “Madams” before going on strike. Things can always be…

Domestic Workers Reality

On May 23, 2017, Posted by , In Miscellaneous, With 1 Comment

Untouchability was made illegal in India long back and Father of our nation was dead against it but it is practiced daily in many of our homes against our domestic workers. Ironically these are the “human beings” who cook for us, clean our private spaces and even carry and feed…

Leafy challenge

On May 19, 2017, Posted by , In Miscellaneous, With No Comments

Last month while getting veggies from the green grocer, came across a new kind of leafy vegetable. The vendor was a young boy who did not know what they were called or how they should be cooked. My adventurous spirit nudged me on and depending upon the power of internet…

Creating Me-Time

On May 15, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U,Miscellaneous, With No Comments

How to make time for yourself and get some “Me Time”? Million-dollar question you may say.Today life is so hectic that if we think of taking out some “Me Time” we end up feeling guilty about not giving enough time to our duties. One thing which you should look to…