Weekly Rest (Industry) Convention, 1921

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Weekly Rest (Industry) Convention, 1921
ILO Convention
Date of adoption November 17, 1921
Date in force June 19, 1923
Classification Weekly Rest
Subject Working Time
Previous White Lead (Painting) Convention, 1921
Next Minimum Age (Trimmers and Stokers) Convention, 1921 (shelved)

Weekly Rest (Industry) Convention, 1921 is an International Labour Organization Convention on limitation of working time to eight-hour day and 48 hours for a week.

It was established in 1921:

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the weekly rest day in industrial employment,...


As of July 2015, the convention has been ratified by 120 states.

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