Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

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The Convention concerning Discrimination in Respect of Employment and Occupation or Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention (ILO Convention No.111) is an International Labour Organization Convention on anti-discrimination. It is one of eight ILO fundamental conventions.[1] The convention requires states to enable legislation which prohibits all discrimination and exclusion on any basis including of race or colour, sex, religion, political opinion, national or social origin in employment and repeal legislation that is not based on equal opportunities.


As of May 2016, the convention had been ratified by 173 out of 187 ILO member states. ILO member states that have not ratified the convention are:[2]

The convention has been extended by New Zealand to cover Tokelau. The convention has not been extended to Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, or the Caribbean Netherlands within the Kingdom of the Netherlands.[3]



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