Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957


Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957

Infobox ILO convention
code= C105
name= Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957
adopt= June 25, 1957
force= January 17, 1959
classify= Forced Labour
subject= Forced Labour
prev= Abolition of Penal Sanctions (Indigenous Workers) Convention, 1955 (shelved)
next= Weekly Rest (Commerce and Offices) Convention, 1957
shelved=

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 is an International Labour Organization Convention.

It was established in 1957, with the preamble stating:

Having considered the question of forced labour, which is the fourth item on the agenda of the session, and

Having noted the provisions of the Forced Labour Convention, 1930, and

Having noted that the Slavery Convention, 1926, provides that all necessary measures shall be taken to prevent compulsory or forced labour from developing into conditions analogous to slavery and that the Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery, 1956, provides for the complete abolition of debt bondage and serfdom, and

Having noted that the Protection of Wages Convention, 1949, provides that wages shall be paid regularly and prohibits methods of payment which deprive the worker of a genuine possibility of terminating his employment, and

Having decided upon the adoption of further proposals with regard to the abolition of certain forms of forced or compulsory labour constituting a violation of the rights of man referred to in the Charter of the United Nations and enunciated by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and...ILO [http://www.ilo.org/ilolex/english/convdisp1.htm Convention C105] ]

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