International Labor Organization Essay by The Research Group

International Labor Organization
This paper discusses the International Labor Organization (ILO): Creation in 1919, protection of workers' rights, evolution, structure, membership and functions.
# 21992 | 1,350 words | 7 sources | 1995 | US
Published on Mar 12, 2003 in History (European - World Wars) , Labor Studies (General)

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"The International Labor Organization (ILO) was created by the Treaty of Versailles in 1919 as part of the overall system for peace that included the ill-fated League of Nations, and the ILO is the only feature of that peacemaking program to survive. The purpose of the organization was to improve living and working conditions for workers worldwide. It should be seen as part of the global community, the community of nations around the world seeking an improvement in social and economic justice for their peoples. The primary instrument by which the ILO attacks this problem is the International Labor Code, standards which have formed the basis for many social and labor laws in most of the countries that have gained their independence since 1919. The ILO consists of three parts. The first part of the structure of the ILO is the International Labor Conference, which convenes ... "

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