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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

What's new

  1. Labour Inspection and Forced Labour

    Canada renews commitment toward International Labour Standards

    17 June 2019

    Canada has ratified the Labour Inspection Convention, 1947 (No. 81) and the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930

  2. Maternity Protection

    Mauritius ratifies the Maternity Protection Convention, 2000 (No. 183)

    14 June 2019

  3. International Labour Standards

    Madagascar takes a leading role in the “One for All” Centenary ratification campaign by ratifying six ILO Conventions

    12 June 2019

  4. Occupational Safety and Health

    Singapore ratifies the Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 1981 (No. 155)

    12 June 2019

    Singapore becomes the 68th ILO Member State to have ratified this key occupational safety and health instrument.

  5. Child Labour

    Observing the World Day against Child Labour in Suva, Fiji

    12 June 2019

    The ILO’s Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182) has achieved almost universal ratification by the ILO’s 187 member States, and the ratification rate of the Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138) is not far behind.