News

2011

  1. 361st Report of the Committee on Freedom of Association (June 2011)

    17 June 2011

    Governing Body, 311th Session, GB.311/4/2, June 2011

  2. 2011 Report of the Conference Committee on the Application of Standards

    16 June 2011

    International Labour Conference, 100th Session, Geneva, 2011

  3. 100th ILO annual Conference decides to bring an estimated 53 to 100 million domestic workers worldwide under the realm of labour standards

    16 June 2011

    The government, worker and employer delegates at the 100th annual Conference of the International Labour Organization (ILO) on Thursday, 16 June adopted a historic set of international standards aimed at improving the working conditions of tens of millions of domestic workers worldwide.

  4. Singapore, First Asian country to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    15 June 2011

    Singapore has ratified the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) with the full support of tripartite partners – the seafarer unions and the National Trades Union Congress, as well as the maritime industry and the Singapore National Employers Federation.

  5. Benin ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    15 June 2011

    The Director of the International Labour Standards Department, Ms Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, received the instrument of ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) from Ms Memouna Kora Zaki Leadi, Minister of Labour and Public Administration of Benin. Benin is the second African country, after Liberia, to ratify the landmark Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.

  6. Towards widespread ratification and effective implementation of the governance Conventions - Plan of action (2010-2016)

    03 June 2011

    Labour Inspection - Employment Policy - Tripartite Consultation

  7. Chile ratifies ILO Convention 187 on the promotional framework for Occupational Safety and Health

    27 April 2011

    The Government of Chile has delivered to the International Labour Organization the instrument of ratification of ILO Convention No. 187 concerning the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health.

  8. Tripartite Meeting of Experts to Examine the Termination of Employment Convention and Recommendation

    ILO Geneva, 18 - 21 April 2011 - The purpose of the meeting of a tripartite working group of experts was to examine the Termination of Employment Convention, 1982 (No. 158) and the Termination of Employment Recommendation, 1982 (No. 166); to identify obstacles to ratification and implementation and other relevant current trends in law and practice.

  9. 359th Report of the Committee on Freedom of Association (March 2011)

    23 March 2011

    Governing Body, 310th Session, GB.310/8, March 2011

  10. 2011 General Survey concerning social security instruments in light of the 2008 Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization

    09 March 2011

    The Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations is publishing this year a General Survey on Social Security Instruments, which is the second General Survey linked to the follow-up of the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization adopted in 2008.