05 March 2012
Tuvalu is the fifth member State from the Asia-Pacific region – after Australia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands and Singapore – to have ratified the landmark Convention.
02 March 2012
The Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations, whose work constitutes the cornerstone of the ILO's supervisory system on international labour standards, has just published its annual report.
27 February 2012
Saint Kitts and Nevis becomes the 24th member State to ratify the landmark Convention.
12 February 2012
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched a comprehensive new database providing open access to the latest information on ILO international labour standards as well as national labour and social security laws.
16 December 2011
14 December 2011
Australia becomes the 22nd member State to ratify the landmark Convention, which sets out seafarers’ rights to decent working and living conditions while creating fair competition for shipowners.
13 December 2011
The Netherlands becomes the sixth EU member state, after Spain, Bulgaria, Denmark, Latvia and Luxembourg to ratify the landmark convention.
Reports of the Committee on Freedom of Association - 362nd Report of the Committee on Freedom of Association
16 November 2011
Rights at work in times of crisis: Trends at the country level in terms of compliance with international labour standards
15 November 2011
This paper seeks to identify trends in rights at work during the global financial and economic crisis that began in 2008, in terms of international labour standards. Its primary sources of information use recent observations of the International Labour Organisation’s Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR) relating to the crisis, as well as data collected in the ILO/World Bank inventory standardized questionnaire of policy responses to the crisis on a sample of 50 countries covering the period mid-2008 - mid-2010.
14 November 2011
The Government of Korea ratified the Unemployment Convention, 1919 (No. 2), Forty-Hour Week Convention, 1935 (No. 47) and Occupational Cancer Convention, 1974 (No. 139).