Decision concerning Member States reporting obligations and the work of the CEACR and the Committee on the Application of Standards as a result of the deferral of the 109th Session of the International Labour Conference to 2021

Record of decisions | 11 June 2020
In light of the deferral of 109th Session of the Conference to June 2021, the Governing Body decided by correspondence:

(a) to invite Member States to provide between 15 September and 1 October 2020, should they so wish, supplementary information on the article 19 report submitted in 2019 on employment related instruments (Employment Policy Convention, 1964 (No. 122), the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Disabled Persons) Convention, 1983 (No. 159), the Home Work Convention, 1996 (No. 177), the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Disabled Persons) Recommendation, 1983 (No. 168), the Employment Policy (Supplementary Provisions) Recommendation, 1984 (No. 169), the Home Work Recommendation, 1996 (No. 184), the Employment Relationship Recommendation, 2006 (No. 198) and the Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy Recommendation, 2015 (No. 204), highlighting relevant developments related to the position of national law and practice in regard to the provisions in the instruments under review that might have occurred since their submission;

(b) to request Member States to provide between 15 September and 1 October 2020, in the format of their choosing, supplementary information on the article 22 reports submitted based on the 2019 reporting cycle, highlighting relevant developments, if any, related to the application of the provisions of Conventions under review that might have occurred since their submission;

(c) to invite the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations to review the supplementary information provided by Member States with respect to developments that occurred in 2020 and to up-date their reports accordingly;

(d) to invite the Committee on the Application of Standards to examine in 2021 both the General Survey entitled “Promoting employment and decent work in a changing landscape” and the 2020 General Report and observations concerning particular countries, as updated by the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations at its 91st session in December 2020;

(e) to defer by one year the subsequent article 22 reporting cycles;

(f) to defer by one year the article 19 reports requested and to invite Member States, should they so wish, to provide by 28 February 2021 supplementary information on the article 19 report submitted in 2020 on the Nursing Personnel Convention, 1977 (No. 149), the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), the Nursing Personnel Recommendation, 1977 (No. 157), and the Domestic Workers Recommendation, 2011 (No. 201) so as to capture recent developments that may have had an impact in Member States ; for those countries that have not yet submitted the report, the deadline is extended until 28 February 2021; and

(g) to extend until 31 March 2021 the deadline for submitting replies or supplementary information to the questionnaire for the first discussion of the standard setting item on a framework for quality apprenticeships so as to capture recent developments that might have had an impact on the law and practice in Member States.