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C168 Employment Promotion and Protection against Unemployment Convention, 1988

ILO
1988
World
ILO Convention / Recommendation
English
ILO standards
24.11.2008
Consultations 19197

Summary (English)

The Employment Promotion and Protection against Unemployment Convention, 1988 (No.168) is a revision of the Unemployment Provision Convention of 1934. It provides standards in the field of employment and unemployment protection, notably for the promotion of full, productive and freely chosen employment, the principles of equality of treatment and non-discrimination, the methods of providing unemployment benefit. By November 2008, 7 countries have ratified the Convention.

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