Forty-Hour Week Convention, 1935
|Forty-Hour Week Convention, 1935|
|Date of adoption||June 22, 1935|
|Date in force||May 23, 1957|
|Classification||Hours of Work|
|Hours of Work (Coal Mines) Convention (Revised), 1935||Maintenance of Migrants' Pension Rights Convention, 1935 (shelved)|
It was established in 1935, with the preamble stating:
Considering that in pursuance of the Resolutions adopted by the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Sessions of the International Labour Conference it is necessary that a continuous effort should be made to reduce hours of work in all forms of employment to such extent as is possible;...
As of 2013, the convention has been ratified by 15 states.
|Belarus (as the Byelorussian SSR)||21:08:1956||ratified|
|Russian Federation (as the Soviet Union)||23:06:1956||ratified|
|Ukraine (as the Ukrainian SSR)||10:08:1956||ratified|
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