Holidays with Pay Convention (Revised), 1970

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ILO Convention
C132
Holidays with Pay Convention (Revised), 1970
Date of adoption June 24, 1970
Date in force June 30, 1973
Classification Paid Leave
Subject Paid holidays
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Holidays with Pay Convention (Revised), 1970 is an International Labour Organization Convention.

It was established in 1970:

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to holidays with pay,...

Provision[edit]

The central provision of the convention is found in Article 3, which states that people to whom the convention applies shall be entitled to an annual paid holiday of a specified minimum length, and that although the ratifying state may select the length of the minimum holiday, it "shall in no case be less than three working weeks for one year of service".

Modification[edit]

This Convention revised Convention C52 - Holidays with Pay Convention, 1936.

Ratifications[edit]

As of 2013, the convention has been ratified by 36 states.

Country Year of ratification Declared minimum number
of paid holidays per year
Notes
 Armenia 2006 28 days
 Belgium 2003 24 calendar days
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1993 18 working days
 Brazil 1998 30 working days
 Burkina Faso 1974 one calendar month
 Cameroon 1973 3 weeks
 Chad 2000 24 working days
 Croatia 1991 18 working days
 Czech Republic 1996 3 weeks
 Finland 1990 24 working days
 Germany 1975 18 working days
 Guinea 1977 one calendar month
 Hungary 1998 20 working days
 Iraq 1974 3 weeks
 Ireland 1974 3 weeks
 Italy 1981 3 weeks
 Kenya 1979 21 working days
 Latvia 1994 4 weeks
 Luxembourg 1975 25 working days
 Republic of Macedonia 1991 18 working days
 Madagascar 1972 3 weeks
 Malta 1988 21 working days
 Moldova 1998 24 working days
 Montenegro 2006 18 working days
 Norway 1973 24 working days
 Portugal 1981 21 days
 Russia 2010 28 calendar days
 Rwanda 1991 18 working days
 Serbia (as  Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) 2000 18 working days
 Slovenia 1992 18 working days
 Spain 1972 3 weeks
 Sweden 1978 5 weeks
  Switzerland 1992 4 weeks 5 weeks for workers under 20 years old
 Ukraine 2001 24 calendar days
 Uruguay 1977 20 working days
 Yemen (as  North Yemen) 1976 21 days (workers); 30 days (employees)

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