Up-to date ILO social security standards are comprised of:
- The Social Security (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1952 (No. 102), which covers all nine branches of social security and sets minimum standards for these nine branches;
- The Income Security Recommendation, 1944 (No. 67) and the Medical Care Recommendation, 1944 (No. 69), which envisage comprehensive social security systems and the extension of coverage to all and laid the foundations for Convention No. 102 (1952).
- The Medical Care and Sickness Benefits Convention, 1969 (No. 130) and the Medical Care and Sickness Benefits Recommendation, 1969 (No. 134) makes provision for medical care and sickness benefit;
- The Employment Promotion and Protection against Unemployment Convention, 1988 (No. 168) and the Employment Promotion and Protection against Unemployment Recommendation, 1988 (No. 176) relates to unemployment benefit;
- The Invalidity, Old-Age and Survivors' Benefits Convention, 1967 (No. 128) and the Invalidity, Old-Age and Survivors' Benefits Recommendation, 1967 (No. 131) covers old-age benefit, invalidity benefit and survivor's benefit;
- The Employment Injury Benefits Convention, 1964 (No. 121) and the Employment Injury Benefits Recommendation, 1964 (No. 121) makes provision for employment injury benefit;
- The Maternity Protection Convention, 2000, (No. 183) and the Maternity Protection Recommendation, 2000 (No. 191) covers maternity benefit;
- The Equality of Treatment (Social Security) Convention, 1962 (No. 118), the Maintenance of Social Security Rights Convention, 1982 (No. 157) and the Maintenance of Social Security Rights Recommendation, 1983 (No. 167) provide reinforced protection to migrant workers; and
- The Social Protection Floors Recommendation (No. 202) provides guidance for the establishment and maintenance of social protection floors and their implementation within strategies for the extension of social security aiming at achieving comprehensive social security system.