Decision on the 13th item on the agenda: Complaint concerning non-observance by Guatemala of the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87), made by delegates to the 101st Session (2012) of the International Labour Conference under article 26 of the ILO Constitution
Taking into account the information communicated by the Government and workers’ and employers’ organizations of Guatemala in relation to the key indicators and the roadmap, and noting the efforts made to promote social dialogue, the Governing Body:
(a) encouraged the social partners and the Government to further engage in constructive social dialogue to achieve the full implementation of the roadmap;
(b) requested the international organizations of employers and workers to support the strengthening of dialogue between the national social partners;
(c) expressed again its expectation that it would be informed before the 331st Session (November 2017) of the passage into law of legislation that fully conformed with the conclusions and recommendations of the ILO supervisory system and with Convention No. 87;
(d) invited the international community to facilitate the necessary resources to enable the office of the Representative of the Director-General in Guatemala to pursue its strong support for the tripartite constituents in implementing the Memorandum of Understanding and the roadmap; and
(e) deferred until its 331st Session (November 2017) the decision on the appointment of a commission of inquiry.