Protection of Wages Convention, 1949

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Protection of Wages Convention, 1949
C95
ILO Convention
Date of adoption July 1, 1949
Date in force September 24, 1952
Classification Protection of Wages
Subject Wages
Previous Labour Clauses (Public Contracts) Convention, 1949
Next Fee-Charging Employment Agencies Convention (Revised), 1949

The Protection of Wages Convention, 1949 is an International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention.

It was established in 1949, with the preamble stating:

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals concerning the protection of wages,... [1]

This Convention is referred to in the preamble to the Abolition of Forced Labour Convention of 1957.

Modification[edit]

The convention was subsequently revised by Convention C173, Protection of Workers' Claims (Employer's Insolvency) Convention, 1992.

Ratifications[edit]

As of 2015, the convention had been ratified by 98 states. Subsequent to ratification, one state, the United Kingdom, renounced the treaty on 16 September 1983.[2]

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