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Domestic service

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  1. domestic, servingman, servingwoman, or servant is one who works, and often also lives, within the employer's household

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 30, 2008
  2. employment in a residence

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  3. They are distinguishable from serfs or slaves in that they are compensated, that is, they must receive payment (and, following labour reforms in the 20th century, benefits) for their work

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 30, 2008
  4. They are also free to leave their employment at any time, although foreign workers may find these freedoms restricted by, for example, visa regulations

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  5. In large households, there can be a large number of domestic workers doing different jobs, often as part of an elaborate hierarchy

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