The COMMUNICATION FROM the
the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that the 29 April. June
1951 was on 34. meeting of the General Conference of the international organization
the work received the Convention on equal pay for working men and women
work of equal value (no 100). Ratification Of The Czechoslovak
Republic was registered on 30 November. October 1957 General Director
The International Labour Office. According to article 6 of the Convention for the
The Czechoslovak Republic in force on 30 April 2005. October 1958.
Czech translation of the Convention shall be published at the same time.
Convention No. 100
Convention on equal pay working men and women for work of equal
the values of the
The General Conference of the International Labour Organization, which was convened
the Administrative Council of the International Labour Office in Geneva, and there met on 6.
June 1951 at its 34. the meeting,
rozhodnuvši accept some proposals concerning the principle of equal
the remuneration of working men and women for work of equal value, which are
the seventh point of the agenda of the meeting,
stanovivši, that these proposals will take the form of an International Convention,
accepts 29 April. June 1951 this Convention, which will be referred to as
The Convention for the same remuneration, 1951.
For the purposes of this Convention,
and) the concept of "reward" includes the ordinary, basic or minimum wage or
the salary and any additional, paid, directly or indirectly, whether in
cash or in kind, by the employer and workers arising from the
of the worker's employment;
(b) the term "the same pay) for working men and women for work of equal
value "refers to rates of remuneration established without distinction
based on gender.
1. Each Member State shall, by appropriate means, the methods used
for the determination of rates of remuneration, promote and, if this is compatible with
with such methods, ensure that all workers
applying the principle of equal pay for men and women workers for
work of equal value.
2. This principle may be implemented
and the national law);
(b) legally established or recognised) methods of determining wages;
c) collective agreements between employers and workers;
(d)) the combination of these various means.
1. Where such a procedure will facilitate the implementation of the provisions of this Convention,
measures will be taken to support objective evaluation of jobs on
the basis of the work to be carried out.
2. The methods to be used in this evaluation should be designed
the authorities responsible for the determination of the remuneration or, where those
the rewards are determined by collective agreements, the Contracting
3. Different remuneration of workers that match regardless of the
gender differences, designated such an objective evaluation of the work, which
is to be exercised shall not be regarded as contrary to the principle of the same
the remuneration of working men and women for work of equal value.
Each Member State will cooperate with the participating in an appropriate manner
the organisations of employers and workers with a view to the effective implementation of
the provisions of this Convention.
The formal ratifications of this Convention shall be communicated to the Director-
The International Labour Office and written by him.
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 any other State, this Convention shall take effect twelve months after the
the date on which its ratification has been registered.
1. a declaration, addressed to the Director-General of the International Labour Office
According to paragraph 2 of article 35 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation, the
contain the information
and territories, on) on which the Member State concerned undertakes to implement the
the provisions of the Convention without modification;
(b)) of the territories in respect of which undertakes to implement provisions of the Convention,
changes, and the details of such changes;
(c)) of the territories in which it is not possible to implement the Convention, and in these cases
the reasons for which it is not possible to carry out;
(d)) of the territories in respect of which reserves its decisions up to a deeper
assessment of the situation.
2. The obligations referred to under letters a and b)) of the first paragraph of this article
will be considered as an integral part of the ratification and will have the same
3. each Member State may, at any time a new statement is wholly or
in part, give up the reservations contained in its original statement on the basis of
the provisions in (a) (b)), (c)) or (d)) of the first paragraph of this article.
4. each Member State may, in the periods during which you can cancel the Convention
in accordance with the provisions of article 9, send to the Director a new declaration
amending in any other direction the text of any of the earlier
statements and containing information about the current situation in those territories.
1. a declaration addressed to the Director-General of the International Labour Office
in accordance with paragraph 4 and 5 of article 35 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation
will indicate whether the provisions of the Convention will be implemented on a given territory
unchanged or with a change; If the statement stated that the
the provisions of the Convention shall be implemented with changes, must be set out in detail
stated in what way these changes are.
2. a Member State, the Member States or competent international authority
can a subsequent declaration fully or partially waive the right to rely on the
with any of the changes referred to in an earlier statement.
3. a Member State, the Member States or competent international authority may, in the
periods during which you can terminate the Convention in accordance with the provisions of article 9,
send to the Director a new statement amending in any
another direction of the text of any previous declarations and containing the data
on the current state, with regard to the implementation of this Convention.
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, the Director General of the International Office
work that is writes. Denunciation 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 expiry of the period of ten years, as indicated in the previous paragraph, the
bound by the Convention for the next ten-year period and then it will be able to terminate
on the expiry of the 10-year period, under the conditions laid down in this
1. the Director General of the International Labour Office shall notify all Member
States, the International Labour Organisation the ratification, writing any statement
and depositions, which he shall communicate to the members of the organization.
2. When the Member States of the Organization to communicate to write the second
the ratification was announced to him, General Manager notifies Member
States of the Organization to the date when this Convention enters into force.
Director General of the International Labour Office shall notify the
the Secretary-General of the United Nations for registration in accordance with article 102 the Charter of the United
Nations full particulars of all ratifications, declarations and denunciations,
which enrolled under the provisions of the preceding articles.
Always, if deemed necessary, the Governing 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 advisable to put on the agenda of the General Conference
the question of its full or partial revision.
1. the General Conference adopt a new Convention revising all or
partly this Convention and does not appoint a new Convention
and the new Convention revising) the ratification by a Member State will result ipso jure
immediate denunciation of this Convention, notwithstanding the provisions of article 9, and with it the
subject to the new revising Convention enters into force;
(b)), from the time when the new revising Convention enters into force, this Convention
Member States shall cease to be open to ratification.
2. This Convention shall remain in force both in form and content for those
Member States which have ratified it, and that have not ratified the revising
The English and French texts of this Convention are equally authentic.