Protection of Wages Convention, 1949

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Template:Infobox International Labour Organization convention Protection of Wages Convention, 1949 is an International Labour Organization Convention.

It was established in 1949, with the preamble stating:

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals concerning the protection of wages,...

This Convention is referred at preamble of the Abolition of Forced Labour Convention in 1957.


The convention was subsequently revised by Convention C173, Protection of Workers' Claims (Employer's Insolvency) Convention, 1992.


As of 2015, the convention had been ratified by 98 states. Subsequent to ratification, one state—the United Kingdom—has denounced the treaty.

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