Decision on the twentieth item on the agenda: Report of the Director-General Sixth Supplementary Report: Report of the Committee set up to examine the representation alleging non-observance by Thailand of the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29), made under article 24 of the ILO Constitution by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF)

Record of decisions | 27 March 2017

Decision on the twentieth item on the agenda: Report of the Director-General

In light of the conclusions concerning the issues raised in the representation, set out in paragraphs 52–77 of the report (document GB.329/INS/20/6), the Governing Body:

(a) approved the report;

(b) welcomed the recent legislative measures taken by the Government as a significant step towards the protection of workers in the fishing sector, and encouraged the Government to continue to take proactive action, particularly with regard to migrant workers;

(c) requested the Government, in order to ensure that fisher workers enjoyed the protection provided for in the Convention, to take into account the action requested in paragraphs 60, 61, 62, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 71, 74, 76 and 77 of the report;

(d) invited the Government to communicate information in its report submitted by virtue of article 22 of the ILO Constitution on the measures taken to give effect to the recommendations of the Committee, and in particular to the paragraphs referred to in (c) above;

(e) invited the Government to continue to avail itself of any technical assistance of the International Labour Office on this matter;

(f) made the report publicly available and closed the procedure initiated by the representation.

(Document GB.329/INS/20/6, paragraph 78.)