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Labour standards

International labour standards have grown into a comprehensive system of instruments on work and social policy, backed by a supervisory system designed to address all sorts of problems in their application at the national level.  more

Highlights

  1. COVID-19: Protecting workers

    ILO Standards and COVID-19 (coronavirus)

    FAQ - Key provisions of international labour standards relevant to the evolving COVID-19 outbreak

    29 May 2020 (Version 2.1)

  2. COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    Information note on maritime labour issues and coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Including a joint statement of the Officers of the Special Tripartite Committee of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended

    7 April 2020

  3. COVID-19: Protecting workers

    Why International Labour Standards matter in a public health crisis

    In the context of the crisis response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the international labour standards provide a tried-and-trusted foundation for policy responses that focus on a recovery that is sustainable and equitable.

  1. ILO centenary initiatives

    The standards initiative

  2. CEACR

    New Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

  3. General Survey

    New General Survey: Promoting employment and decent work in a changing landscape

  4. #Trade4DecentWork

    Trade for Decent Work Project

    The project aims at improving the application of the ILO fundamental Conventions in EU trading partner countries through improved labour relations and working conditions

What's new

  1. Covid-19 and Maritime Labour Issues

    WEBINAR - COVID-19 and Maritime Labour Issues: Impact and Responses

    Co-organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Training Centre of the ILO, in collaboration with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the World Health Organization (WHO)

  2. COVID-19: Protecting workers

    ILO Standards and COVID-19 (coronavirus)

    29 May 2020

    FAQ - Key provisions of international labour standards relevant to the evolving COVID-19 outbreak
    (29 May 2020, Version 2.1)

  3. Maritime Labour Convention

    Brazil ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    13 May 2020

    Brazil became the 97th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention.

  4. © IMO 2020

    COVID-19 in the maritime sector

    Seafarers and fishers: Providing vital services during the COVID-19 pandemic

    30 April 2020

    As many countries in the world marked Labour Day, the International Labour Organization called on governments to implement measures to protect seafarers and fishers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  5. COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    Information note on maritime labour issues and coronavirus (COVID-19)

    07 April 2020

    Including a joint statement of the Officers of the Special Tripartite Committee of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended