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Equal Remuneration Convention

ILO Convention
Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951
Date of adoption June 29, 1951
Date in force May 23, 1953
Classification Equal Remuneration
Subject Equality of Opportunity and Treatment
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The Convention concerning Equal Remuneration for Men and Women Workers for Work of Equal Value, or Equal Remuneration Convention is the 100th Convention and the principal one aimed at equal remuneration for work of equal value for men and women. States parties may accomplish this through legislation, introduction of a system for wage determination and/or collective bargaining agreements. It is one of 8 ILO fundamental conventions.[1]


  Non Party
  Convention not applied (dependent territory)
  Non ILO-member

As of June 2013, the convention had been ratified by 172 out of ILO 185 members. ILO members that have not ratified the convention are:[2]

  •  Bahrain
  •  Brunei
  •  Kuwait
  •  Liberia
  •  Marshall Islands
  •  Myanmar
  •  Oman
  •  Palau
  •  Qatar
  •  Somalia
  •  Suriname
  •  Timor Leste
  •  Tuvalu
  •  United States

Furthermore, the convention has not been ratified for Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten and the Caribbean Netherlands within the Kingdom of the Netherlands.[3]

See also


  1. ^ "Conventions and ratifications".  
  2. ^ "Countries that have not ratified the Equal Remuneration Convention". International Labour Organization. 26 April 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Detailpagina Verdragenbank; Verdrag betreffende gelijke beloning van mannelijke en vrouwelijke arbeidskrachten voor arbeid van gelijke waarde". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Netherlands) (in Dutch). Retrieved 27 May 2011. 

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