Protection of Wages Convention, 1949
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|Date of adoption||July 1, 1949|
|Date in force||September 24, 1952|
|Classification||Protection of Wages|
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It was established in 1949, with the preamble stating:
Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals concerning the protection of wages,... 
This Convention is referred to in the preamble to the Abolition of Forced Labour Convention of 1957.
The convention was subsequently revised by Convention C173, Protection of Workers' Claims (Employer's Insolvency) Convention, 1992.