Migrant Workers (Supplementary Provisions) Convention, 1975

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ILO Convention
C143
Migrant Workers (Supplementary Provisions) Convention, 1975
Date of adoption June 24, 1975
Date in force December 9, 1978
Classification Migrant workers
Subject Migrant workers
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Migrant Workers (Supplementary Provisions) Convention, 1975, or Convention concerning Migrations in Abusive Conditions and the Promotion of Equality of Opportunity and Treatment of Migrant Workers is an International Labour Organization Convention for the rights of migrant workers. However unlike the United Nations Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, there are restrictions of migrant worker to be applied on Article 11.

It was established in 1975:

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to migrant workers,...

  • Article 1. Each Member for which this Convention in force undertake to respect the basic human rights of all migrant workers.
  • Article 11. (1)For this Convention the term migrant worker means a person who migrates or who has migrated from one country to another with a view to bring employed otherwise than on his own account and includes any person regularly admitted as a migrant worker.
(2) It does not apply to (a) frontier workers (b) artistes and members of liberal profession (c) seamen (d) persons coming specially for purpose of education [1]

Ratifications[edit]

As of 2013, the convention has been ratified by 23 states. Yugoslavia is a former ratifying state.

Countries Date Notes
 Albania 2006
 Armenia 2006
 Benin 1980
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1993
 Burkina Faso 1977
 Cameroon 1978
 Cyprus 1977
 Guinea 1978
 Italy 1981
 Kenya 1979
 Republic of Macedonia 1991
 Montenegro 2006
 Norway 1979
 Philippines 2006
 Portugal 1978
 San Marino 1985
 Serbia 2000 ratified as the  Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
 Slovenia 1992
 Sweden 1982
 Tajikistan 2007
 Togo 1983
 Uganda 1978
 Venezuela 1983

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