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. 105th International Labour Conference

    Committee on the Application of Standards

    30 May - 10 June 2016

What's new

  1. Maritime Labour Convention

    Myanmar becomes the 75th State to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

    26 May 2016

    The ILO and Myanmar make history with the ratification of a key Convention

  2. Work in Fishing

    Estonia ratifies the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188)

    20 May 2016

  3. Maternity Protection

    Peru ratifies the Maternity Protection Convention (No. 183)

    19 May 2016

  4. Fundamental Conventions

    Timor-Leste ratified the Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No.100) and the Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) 1958 (No. 111)

    10 May 2016

  5. Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

    Jordan ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    09 May 2016

    Jordan is the 73rd member State to have ratified this landmark Convention.

  6. Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

    Slovenia ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    15 April 2016

    Slovenia is the 72nd member State to have ratified this landmark Convention.

  7. Committee on Freedom of Association

    377th Report of the Committee on Freedom of Association (March 2016)

    24 March 2016

  8. Occupational Safety and Health

    Thailand ratifies the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187)

    23 March 2016

    Convention No. 187 is one of the ILO’s essential instruments in safety and health at the workplace

  9. Special Tripartite Committee

    Final Report of the second meeting of the Special Tripartite Committee established under Article XIII of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    14 March 2016

    Geneva, 8-10 February 2016

  10. Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

    New Zealand ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    10 March 2016

    New Zealand is the 71st member State to have ratified this landmark Convention.