By ILO International Labour Office
With the intention to advertise equality among men and women on the planet of labor, foreign exertions criteria and nationwide laws were followed on a variety of comparable matters. even if, staff are frequently ignorant of their rights derived from those criteria —a incontrovertible fact that has been more and more pointed out as a big difficulty to their powerful use. This revised and multiplied version makes a speciality of states' or employers' duties and employees' rights, when it comes to gender equality on this planet of labor. The ebook contains vital info suitable to ladies employees on subject matters together with sexual harassment, girls in improvement, and the glass ceiling. different significant advancements for either male and female staff are integrated less than gender mainstreaming and different gender matters, basic rules and rights at paintings, globalization, export processing zones, part-time paintings, and employees with family members duties. With an easy-to-follow layout, this advisor is a vital instrument for elevating expertise and criminal literacy on severe paintings and gender equality concerns.
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194: List of Occupational Diseases, 2002 MLC: Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 ➜ See also Chemicals; Hygiene in the workplace; Maternity protection; Occupational safety and health Bonded labour ➜ See Forced labour 23 ABC of women workers’ rights and gender equality Breastfeeding workers According to Article 3 of Convention No. 183, member States shall, after consulting the representative organizations of employers and workers, adopt appropriate measures to ensure that pregnant or breastfeeding women are not obliged to perform work which has been determined by the competent authority to be prejudicial to the health of the mother or the child, or where an assessment has established a significant risk to the mother’s health or that of her child.
129), casual or seasonal agricultural workers are implicitly covered under the concept of “employee”, thus according them the same right to benefit from 32 C labour inspection as permanent full-time workers. Convention No. 3: The measures taken shall include measures to ensure: (a) that workers belonging to the peoples concerned, including seasonal, casual and migrant workers in agricultural and other employment, as well as those employed by labour contractors, enjoy the protection afforded by national law and practice to other such workers in the same sectors, and that they are fully informed of their rights under labour legislation and of the means of redress available to them.
The mushrooming use of computers and Internet use at work has generated new risks and responsibilities for both employers and workers. g. g. CCTV cameras) both at workplaces and in the context of Remote working. In particular, the possibility that continuous or clandestine monitoring can be used for purposes of bullying or sexual harassment is a cause for concern. In 1996, the ILO issued a code of practice on the protection of workers’ personal data. Although it does not replace national laws and regulations or ILO labour standards, it provides guidance on the protection of such data and makes specific recommendations regarding its collection, storage, and use.