Chapter 32

International Labour Organization

Chapter Objectives

This chapter will enable students to:

  1. Explain the objectives of the ILO and the guiding principles adopted by it
  2. Describe the organizational structure of the ILO and the composition of its main organs
  3. Distinguish between Conventions and Recommendations of the ILO and their role in establishing international standards of labour
  4. Describe the major activities of the ILO
  5. Explain the influence of the ILO on Indian labour legislation
  6. Understand the problems associated with adoption and ratification of Conventions

Establishment of the International Labour Organization—The Background

The International Labour Organization (ILO), one of the principal international organizations established ...

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