Workers with Family Responsibilities Convention, 1981
|Date of adoption||June 23, 1981|
|Date in force||August 11, 1983|
|Classification||Equality of Opportunity and Treatment |
|Subject||Equality of Opportunity and Treatment|
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It was established in 1981, with the preamble stating:
Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to equal opportunities and equal treatment for men and women workers: workers with family responsibilities,...
Article 1 provides the definition of "workers with family responsibilities" and Article 3 cites Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention (ILO Convention C 111) to define the discrimination. This Convention is cited by Maternity Protection Convention, 2000 (ILO Convention C 183).
As of May 2015, the convention had been ratified by 44 states.
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