News

2019

  1. New international labour standard to combat violence, harassment, at work agreed

    21 June 2019

    The Centenary International Labour Conference has adopted a new Convention and Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the workplace.

  2. Germany reaffirms its commitment to combatting all forms of forced labour

    20 June 2019

    Germany has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 36th ILO Member State to do so.

  3. San Marino ratifies the Maternity Protection Convention, 2000 (No. 183)

    19 June 2019

  4. 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

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

    14 June 2019

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

    12 June 2019

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Tuvalu ratifies Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention

    12 June 2019

    Tuvalu is the 186th Member State to have ratified Convention No. 182.

  10. Suriname renews commitment to combat forced labour

    10 June 2019

    Suriname has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 33rd ILO Member State to do so.