Private Employment Agencies Convention, 1997

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Private Employment Agencies Convention, 1997
ILO Convention
Date of adoption June 19, 1997
Date in force May 10, 2000
Classification Employment Services - Job Placement
Subject Employment policy and Promotion
Previous Seafarers' Hours of Work and the Manning of Ships Convention, 1996
Next Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999

Private Employment Agencies Convention, 1997 is an International Labour Organization Convention.

It was established in 1997, with the preamble stating:

Recalling the provisions of the Forced Labour Convention, 1930, the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948, the Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949, the Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958, the Employment Policy Convention, 1964, the Minimum Age Convention, 1973, the Employment Promotion and Protection against Unemployment Convention, 1988, and the provisions relating to recruitment and placement in the Migration for Employment Convention (Revised), 1949, and the Migrant Workers (Supplementary Provisions) Convention, 1975, and

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the revision of the Fee-Charging Employment Agencies Convention (Revised), 1949,...


As of May 2016, the convention has been ratified by 32 states.

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