International Labour Organization


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International Labour Organization

Also called the ILO. An agency of the United Nations that seeks to promote and standardize labor practices. It makes recommendations to member states and calls for the elimination of child labor, slavery, and discrimination. It also promotes the right to unionize. It was established in 1919 and is based in Switzerland.

International Labour Organization (ILO)

an organization run by the UNITED NATIONS whose basic remit is to assist in the improvement of social and working conditions throughout the world. The ILO provides technical assistance to countries with manpower training, advises governments on labour standards and work practices, and publishes regular series of international labour statistics.

International Labour Organization (ILO)

a special agency of the UNITED NATIONS whose objective is to promote an improvement in living standards and working conditions throughout the world, thereby facilitating social justice as a basis for securing world peace.

The functions of the ILO encompass all aspects of social and economic conditions affecting employment throughout the world. It promotes national labour standards and work practices but only in an advisory capacity as it has no legislative powers. It provides technical assistance in manpower training, social policy and administration, and encourages cooperation between labour groups. The ILO is also concerned with the collection and dissemination of international labour statistics and undertakes research on a variety of labour-related problems. See INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION UNEMPLOYMENT MEASURE.

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