Sectoral standards
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Sectoral standards

The ILO has adopted sector-specific international Conventions and Recommendations in agriculture, commerce, construction, fishing, health services, hotels and restaurants, mining, shipping, public service, and road transport. The ILO has also worked with other international organizations to develop and assist to implement, standards that rely on the principles and concepts of international labour standards, in sectors such as culture and education.

Health services

  1. R157 Nursing Personnel Recommendation, 1977

    21 June 1977

    Recommendation concerning Employment and Conditions of Work and Life of Nursing Personnel

Media; culture; graphical

Mining (coal; other mining)

  1. C176 Safety and Health in Mines Convention, 1995

    22 June 1995

    Convention concerning Safety and Health in Mines
    (Note: Date of entry into force: 06/05/1998)

  2. R183 Safety and Health in Mines Recommendation, 1995

    22 June 1995

    Recommendation concerning Safety and Health in Mines

Public service

  1. C151 Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978

    27 June 1978

    Convention concerning Protection of the Right to Organise and Procedures for Determining Conditions of Employment in the Public Service
    (Note: Date of coming into force: 02/25/1981.)

  2. R159 Labour Relations (Public Service) Recommendation, 1978

    27 June 1978

    Recommendation concerning Procedures for Determining Conditions of Employment in the Public Service

Shipping; ports; fisheries; inland waterways

  1. C137 Dock Work Convention, 1973

    25 June 1973

    Convention concerning the Social Repercussions of New Methods of Cargo Handling in Docks
    (Note: Date of coming into force: 07/24/1975.)

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