JAMAICA ILO CONVENTIONS RATIFICATIONS





Jamaica has been a member of International Labour Organisation (ILO) since 1962. Since then Jamaica has sign onto twenty-six (26) ILO conventions ratifications which includes the 8 fundamental conventions.

1.    C8 – Unemployment Indemnity (Shipwreck) Convention, 1920

2.    C11 – Right of Association (Agriculture) Convention, 1921

3.    C16 – Medical Examination of Young Persons (Sea) Convention, 1921

4.    C19 – Equality of Treatment (Accident Compensation) Convention, 1925

5.    C26 – Minimum Wage-Fixing Machinery Convention, 1928

6.    C29 – Forced Labour Convention, 1930

7.    C50 – Recruiting of Indigenous Workers Convention, 1936

8.    C64 – Contracts of Employment (Indigenous Workers) Convention, 1939

9.    C65 – Penal Sanctions (Indigenous Workers) Convention, 1939

10. C81 – Labour Inspection Convention, 1947

11. C86 – Contracts of Employment (Indigenous Workers) Convention, 1947

12. C87 – Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948

13. C94 – Labour Clauses (Public Contracts) Convention, 1949

14. C97 – Migration for Employment Convention (Revised), 1949

15. C98 – Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949

16. C100 – Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951

17. C105 – Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957

18. C111 – Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958

19. C117 – Social Policy (Basic Aims and Standards) Convention, 1962

20. C122 – Employment Policy Convention, 1964

21. C138 – Minimum Age Convention, 1973

22. C144 – Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) Convention, 1976

23. C149 – Nursing Personnel Convention, 1977

24. C150 – Labour Administration Convention, 1978

25. C152 – Occupational Safety and Health (Dock Work) Convention, 1979

26. C182 – Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999

27. C189 – Domestic Workers Convention, 2011