Labour inspection: A guide to the profession

Provides guidance on labour inspection, its fundamental principles, its role, scope, policy, organization, management and functions. Identifies and analyses best practices in some high-performance inspection systems in ILO Member States.

Labour Inspection is an authoritative, comprehensive guide to labour inspection and its fundamental principles. It emphasizes that labour inspection is a profession in its own right, and requires a professional approach. It presents policy issues in an international context, while examining how the major, foreseeable developments in economics, the labour market, technology, as well as national, sectoral, and enterprise social structures, affect labour inspection.