Decision on the sixth 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

Record of decisions | 26 March 2015

Decision on the sixth 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 all of the points in the roadmap set out in document GB.319/INS/7(&Corr.), and on the recommendation of its Officers, the Governing Body:

(a) requested the Government to take without delay, with the assistance of the Office and in consultation with the social partners, all the measures necessary to fully implement the roadmap, including measures to address the priority areas that continued to require additional and urgent action;

(b) requested the Office to provide the Officers of the Governing Body, at its 324th Session (June 2015), with updated information on the progress made based on clear indicators and results achieved, including information provided by the Government and employers’ and workers’ organizations of Guatemala, in particular on the follow-up given to the points of the roadmap;

(c) included this item on the agenda of its 324th Session (June 2015) in order to decide whether other measures would need to be adopted in relation to this complaint;

(d) deferred until its 325th Session (November 2015) the decision on the appointment of a commission of inquiry;

(e) invited the international community to facilitate the necessary resources to enable the Office of the Special Representative of the Director-General in Guatemala to continue to support the tripartite constituents in the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding and the roadmap.

(Document GB.323/INS/6(Rev.), paragraph 45.)