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Trade unions call for adoption of 'strong, ambitious & progressive' binding intl. instrument to fight violence & harassment at work, ahead of ILC discussions

Author: IndustriALL, Published on: 11 June 2019

"Historic opportunity for an ILO Convention on violence at work", 6 June 2019

...During the discussion in the Standard Setting Committee at the ILC, the government, employers’ and workers’ groups will negotiate over a period of nine days a proposed text for both a Convention and recommendation on violence and harassment in the world of work. At the end of the ILC, the governments will vote on the adoption of these instruments...

Trade unions are calling for the adoption of a strong, ambitious and progressive binding international standard. For two years, IndustriALL and its affiliates - along with the trade union movement around the world - have campaigned for this Convention to be adopted by the ILO this year...

IndustriALL calls on its affiliates to continue to voice their support for this Convention. It is time for trade unions to mobilize and put pressure on governments and employers during the next two weeks of negotiation...

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