Workers with Family Responsibilities Convention, 1981

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Workers with Family Responsibilities Convention, 1981
C156
ILO Convention
Date of adoption June 23, 1981
Date in force August 11, 1983
Classification Equality of Opportunity and Treatment
Women's rights
Subject Equality of Opportunity and Treatment
Previous Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 1981
Next Maintenance of Social Security Rights Convention, 1982

Workers with Family Responsibilities Convention, 1981 is an International Labour Organization Convention.

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).

Ratifications[edit]

As of May 2015, the convention had been ratified by 44 states.

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