The Convention On Employment Policy

Original Language Title: o Úmluvě o politice zaměstnanosti

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490/1990 Coll.


the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that the 9 July. July

1964 was on 48. meeting of the General Conference of the international organization

the work received the Convention on employment policy (No. 122). The ratification of the

Convention by the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic was registered on 15.

July, 1975, Director General of the International Labour Office. According to the

Article 5 of the Convention entered for the Czechoslovak Socialist

the Republic, in force on June 15. July 1976.

Czech translation of the Convention shall be published at the same time.

Convention No. 122

Convention concerning employment policy

The General Conference of the International Labour Organization,

that was convened by the Administrative Council of the International Labour Office in Geneva and

there met 17 February. June 1964 at its fortieth eighth meeting,

considering that the Declaration of Philadelphia recognises the solemn obligation

The International Labour Organization support among the peoples of the world the implementation of

programs to achieve full employment and rising living standards, as well as

and considering that the preamble to the Constitution of the International Labour Organization

This is the fight against unemployment and to secure wage assurance

satisfactory living conditions,

further considering that, according to the provisions of the Declaration of Philadelphia

the responsibility of the International Labour Organisation to examine and consider the effect of

Economic and financial policies on employment policy, focusing

on the basic goal that "all people regardless of race, religion or

sex have the right to pursue both their material, so your

spiritual development in conditions of freedom and dignity, economic

ensure a level playing field ", and

considering that the Universal Declaration of human rights provides that the

"everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to fair

and satisfactory working conditions and to protection against unemployment ",

Recalling the provisions of the existing international labour conventions and

the recommendations, which have a direct relationship to employment policy, in particular

Convention and Recommendation concerning the agencies (1948), the recommendation on the

advice in the choice of profession (1949), the recommendation on vocational training

for the profession (1962), and the Convention and recommendation on discrimination in employment and

occupation (1958),

considering the need for these instruments apply in a broader

the framework of the international programme of economic development based on the full and

productive and freely chosen employment employment

rozhodnuvši to adopt some of the proposals relating to employment policy,

which are the eighth point of the agenda of the session, and

rozhodnuvši, that these proposals will take the form of an International Convention,

accepts 9 June. in July 1964 the Convention, which will be referred to as

Convention on employment policy, 1964:

Article 1

1. For the purpose of promoting economic growth and development, raising living

the level of cover the needs of the work force and overcoming unemployment and

incomplete employment of each Member State shall publish and implement as

one of its main objectives of active policies aimed at promoting full

and productive employment and free choice of employment.

2. this policy will ensure that:

and it will work for all) who can work and looking for work

(b)) this work will be most productive as possible,

(c)), there will be a free choice of jobs and the broadest option to

every worker could obtain the qualifications for the job for which the

best, and to be able to use their skills and talents without

regardless of their race, colour, sex, religion, political

belief, national or social origin.

3. this policy will duly take account of the degree and level of

economic development and the mutual relationship between the objectives in the area of

employment among the other economic and social objectives, and will be

implemented by methods that are in accordance with national conditions and


Article 2

Each Member State and the extent of the corresponding methods of the

national conditions

and will regularly) and edit it in the framework of a coordinated economic

and social policy measures that should be adopted for the purpose of

the achievement of the objectives referred to in article 1,

(b)) will take the steps that are necessary for the application of these measures,

including-if necessary-to drawing up the programmes.

Article 3

In the implementation of this Convention will be the representatives of the persons affected by touch

the measures to be taken, in particular representatives of employers and

the workers, discussed the policy of employment, in order to then fully

take into account their experience and views and to ensure their

full cooperation in establishing this policy and support for the

This policy.

Article 4

The formal ratifications of this Convention shall be communicated to the Director-

The International Labour Office and written by him.

Article 5

1. this Convention undertakes to only the Member States of the international organization

labour, whose ratification has been registered by the Director General.

2. Shall take effect twelve months after the date the Director writes

the ratification of the two Member States.

3. For each Member State, this Convention shall enter into force twelve

months from the date on which its ratification has been registered.

Article 6

1. each Member which has ratified this Convention may denounce it

After the expiration of ten years from the date on which this Convention first acquired

the effectiveness of written communication to the Director General of the International Office

work that is writes. Termination shall take effect one year after the date on which the

It was registered.

2. each Member State that has ratified this Convention and which does not apply

rights to terminate her under this article during the year following the

the expiry of the period of ten years mentioned in the preceding paragraph, the

by the Convention for the next ten-year period and then it will be able to terminate

always after the expiry of the 10-year period, under the conditions laid down in this


Article 7

1. the Director General of the International Labour Office shall notify all the Member

States, the International Labour Organisation the ratification and registration of all the testimony,

members of the organization.

2. When the Member States of the Organization to communicate to write the second

ratification, which was notified to the Director General, notify the Member

States of the Organization to the date when this Convention enters into force.

Article 8

Director General of the International Labour Office shall notify the

the Secretary-General of the United Nations for registration in accordance with article 102 of the Charter of the United

Nations full particulars of all ratifications and testimonies, which enrolled

in accordance with the provisions of the preceding articles.

Article 9

Always, if considered necessary, the Board of the International Office

work shall submit to the General Conference a report on the implementation of this Convention, and

examine whether it is desirable to put on the agenda of the General Conference

the question of its full or partial revision.

Article 10

1. the General Conference adopt a new Convention revising or completely

partly this Convention and does not appoint a new contract:

and the ratification of the revising Convention) new Member State causes the ipso jure

immediate denunciation of this Convention, notwithstanding the provisions of article 6, and with it the

subject to the new revising Convention enters into force,

(b)), from the time when the new revising Convention shall enter into force, this Convention shall

Member States shall cease to be open to ratification.

2. this Convention remains in force in its form and content for those

Member States which have ratified it, and that have not ratified the revising

the Convention.

Article 11

The English and French texts of this Convention are equally authentic.

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