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Document ID (ISN)109512
CIS number 09-613
ISBN(s) 92-2-112202-6 (en); 92-2-212202-X (fr); 92-2-312202-3 (es)
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Title Labour practices in the footwear, leather, textiles and clothing industries
Original title Les pratiques de travail dans les industries de la chaussure, du cuir, des textiles et de l'habillement [in French]
Las prácticas laborales de las industrias del calzado, el cuero, los textiles y el vestido [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2000. iv, 119p. Illus. Price: CHF 20.00.
Internet access http://www.ilo.org/public/french/dialogue/sector/techmeet/tmlfi00/tmlfi-r.pdf [in French]
http://www.ilo.org/public/spanish/dialogue/sector/techmeet/tmlfi00/tmlfi-r.pdf [in Spanish]
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/dialogue/sector/techmeet/tmlfi00/tmlfi-r.pdf [in English]
Abstract In November 1998, the Governing Body of the International Labour Office decided to organize a tripartite meeting on labour practices in the footwear, leather, textiles and clothing industries. It invited 20 countries to participate in a meeting aimed at exchanging views on labour practices in the footwear, leather, textiles and clothing industries, using this report prepared by the Office as the basis for its discussions. The Meeting, which took place in Geneva in October 2000, adopted conclusions that included proposals for action by governments, by employers' and workers' organizations at the national level, and by the ILO.
Descriptors (primary) conditions of work; textile industry; shoe industry; leather goods industry; clothing industry
Descriptors (secondary) small enterprises; ILO; work efficiency; home work; economic aspects; responsibilities; child labour; conference; developing countries; cooperation; role of government
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Leather, fur and footwear
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Child labour
Footwear, leather and fur industry
Clothing and finished textile products industry