Hours of Work (Industry) Convention, 1919

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Hours of Work (Industry) Convention, 1919
Date of adoption November 28, 1919
Date in force June 13, 1921
Classification Hours of work
Subject Working time
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Hours of Work (Industry) Convention, 1919 is an International Labour Organization Convention.

It was established in 1919:

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the "application of the principle of the 8-hour working day or of the 48-hours week"...

Ratifications[edit]

As of 2013, the convention had been ratified by 52 states. Of these ratifying states, one—New Zealand—has subsequently denounced the treaty.

Country Date Notes
Angola June 4, 1976
Argentina November 30, 1933
Austria June 12, 1924 conditional ratification
Bangladesh June 22, 1972
Belgium September 6, 1926
Bolivia November 15, 1973
Bulgaria February 14, 1922
Burundi July 30, 1971
Canada March 21, 1935
Chile September 15, 1925
Colombia June 20, 1933
Comoros November 23, 1978
Costa Rica March 1, 1982
Cuba September 20, 1934
Czech Republic January 1, 1993
Djibouti August 3, 1978
Dominican Republic February 4, 1933
Egypt May 10, 1960 ratified as the United Arab Republic
Equatorial Guinea June 12, 1985
France February 6, 1927 conditional ratification
Ghana June 19, 1973
Greece November 19, 1920
Guatemala June 14, 1988
Guinea-Bissau February 21, 1977
Haiti March 31, 1952
India July 14, 1921 ratified as British India
Iraq August 24, 1965
Israel June 26, 1951
Italy October 6, 1924 conditional ratification
Kuwait September 21, 1961
Latvia August 15, 1925 conditional ratification
Lebanon June 1, 1977
Libya May 27, 1971
Lithuania June 19, 1931
Luxembourg April 16, 1928
Malta June 9, 1988
Mozambique June 6, 1977
Myanmar July 14, 1921
New Zealand March 29, 1938 denounced June 9, 1989
Nicaragua April 12, 1934
Pakistan July 14, 1921 ratified as British India
Paraguay March 21, 1966
Peru August 11, 1945
Portugal July 3, 1928
Romania June 13, 1921
Saudi Arabia June 15, 1978
Slovakia January 1, 1993
Spain February 22, 1929
Syrian Arab Republic May 10, 1960 ratified as the United Arab Republic
United Arab Emirates May 27, 1982
Uruguay June 6, 1933
Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela November 20, 1944

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