'In accordance with the principles of ILO Convention
Nos 81, 155 ratified by the Pakistan, the government is bound to ensure provision of all rights to the workers.
number 138 inter-alia prescribes that there should be a minimum age of entry to employment which should not be less than the age of compulsory education or 15 years (relaxable to 14 years in the case of developing countries).
' It is important to state here that every worker is supposed to put in eight hours of work per day for five days in a week in line with the ILO Convention
The Africa Centre for International Law and Accountability (ACILA) has called on the government to ratify the ILO Convention
158 to provide employment security for private sector workers in the country.
The ILO convention
155 (occupational health and safety) and 170 (chemicals convention) is considered as basic international labour standard for securing health and safety rights of all working people inside the national boundary; ensure safe chemical management and explosive fee workplaces.
The resolutions regarding seafarers access to the ship for joining and exit purposes were signed by the members in ILO convention
, Pakistan being the signatory of the convention agreed to develop and commission new system as per criteria set by ILO convention
, sources added.
Therefore, to mark its Centenary year, the ILO is urging its 187 member States to ratify at least one additional ILO Convention
or Protocol in 2019.
According to KMU, the letter will comprise a special complaint against the Philippine government in its violation of ILO Convention
87 Freedom of Association and Right to Organize and ILO Convention
98 Right to Organize and Collective Bargaining.
The US and British-based Women's Trade Union League, however, responded by staging their own International Congress of Working Women (ICWW) in Washington, DC at the same time as the ILO convention
. Their meeting included over two hundred women from nineteen nations, some of whom were also advisors to their national delegations at the ILO convention
The conference also demanded implementation of the labour laws through Independent Labor Inspection Machinery in accordance with ILO Convention
No.81 ratified by Government of Pakistan since there are only 571 Labour Officers for inspection of the hundreds of thousands of industrial, commercial, enterprises other than agricultural.
The South Asian countries have signed the ILO Convention
No 182 Against the Worst Forms of Child Labour.
He said that the ILO Convention
138, which sets the minimum age for admission to work, recommends that all ratifying countries to this convention develop a list of Hazards as a key step to establishing a legal framework that enables children to participate in the labor market while ensuring that such action is not taken at the detriment of their education but rather, they are properly protected against works that would be harmful to their health and safety.