Equal Remuneration Convention
|Date of adoption||29 June 1951|
|Date in force||23 May 1953|
|Subject||Equality of Opportunity and Treatment|
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The Convention concerning Equal Remuneration for Men and Women Workers for Work of Equal Value, or Equal Remuneration Convention is the 100th International Labour Organization Convention and the principal one aimed at equal remuneration for work of equal value for men and women. States parties may accomplish this through legislation, introduction of a system for wage determination and/or collective bargaining agreements. It is one of 8 ILO fundamental conventions.
As of May 2016, the convention had been ratified by 172 out of 187 ILO member states. ILO member states that have not ratified the convention are:
- Cook Islands
- Marshall Islands
- United States
The convention has been extended by France to cover French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, and Réunion. New Zealand has extended the convention to Tokelau. It has not been extended to Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, or the Caribbean Netherlands within the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
- "Conventions and ratifications". International Labour Organization. 27 May 2011.
- "Countries that have not ratified the Equal Remuneration Convention". International Labour Organization. 26 April 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2013.
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