Labour standards

International labour standards have grown into a comprehensive system of instruments on work and social policy, backed by a supervisory system designed to address all sorts of problems in their application at the national level.  more

Highlights

  1. 105th International Labour Conference

    Committee on the Application of Standards

    30 May - 10 June 2016

What's new

  1. Forced labour

    France joins the global movement against forced labour

    14 June 2016

  2. News

    Overwhelming ILO support for the protection against harassment and bullying onboard ships, improved procedures concerning the maritime labour certificate and an electronic seafarer identity document

    13 June 2016

  3. Meeting document

    Representation – Report of the Tripartite Committee – Portugal – Conventions Nos. 29 and 111

    11 June 2016

    Governing Body (GB.327/INS/5/4), June 2016

  4. Meeting document

    Representation – Report of the Tripartite Committee – Peru – Convention No. 169

    11 June 2016

    Governing Body (GB.327/INS/5/3), June 2016

  5. Committee on Freedom of Association

    379th Report of the Committee on Freedom of Association (June 2016)

    11 June 2016

  6. Committee on Freedom of Association

    378th Report of the Committee on Freedom of Association (June 2016)

    11 June 2016

  7. Meeting document

    2016 Report of the Conference Committee on the Application of Standards

    10 June 2016

    International Labour Conference, 105th Session, Geneva, 2016

  8. News

    Belgium ratifies the Safety and Health in Construction Convention, 1988 (No. 167), and the Part-Time Work Convention, 1994 (No. 175)

    08 June 2016

  9. Maritime Labour Convention

    Thailand ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    07 June 2016

    Thailand is the 77th Member State to have ratified this landmark Convention.

  10. Minimum Wage

    Malaysia ratifies the Minimum Wage Fixing Convention, 1970 (No. 131)

    07 June 2016

    Malaysia is the 53rd member State to have ratified this important Convention.