Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention
|Convention concerning Discrimination in Respect of Employment and Occupation|
|Signed||25 June 1958|
|Effective||15 June 1960|
|Depositary||Director-General of the International Labour Office|
|Languages||French and English|
The Convention concerning Discrimination in Respect of Employment and Occupation or Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention (ILO Convention No.111) is an International Labour Organization Convention on anti-discrimination. It is one of 8 ILO fundamental conventions. The convention requires states to enable legislation which prohibits all discrimination and exclusion on any basis including of race or colour, sex, religion, political opinion, national or social origin in employment and repeal legislation that is not based on equal opportunities.
As of 2013, the convention had been ratified by 172 out of ILO 185 members. ILO members that have not ratified the convention are:
- Marshall Islands
- Timor Leste
- United States
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