Working Conditions (Hotels and Restaurants) Convention, 1991

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Working Conditions (Hotels and Restaurants) Convention, 1991
Convention concerning Working Conditions in Hotels, Restaurants and similar Establishments
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Parties to the convention
Signed 25 June 1991 (28 years ago) (1991-06-25)
Location Geneva, Switzerland
Effective 7 July 1994
Condition Two ratifications
Ratifiers Sixteen
Depositary Director-General of the International Labour Office
Languages French and English

The Working Conditions (Hotels and Restaurants) Convention, 1991, officially the Convention concerning Working Conditions in Hotels, Restaurants and similar Establishments is an International Labour Organization Convention adopted in 1991 during the 78 International Labour Conference.

It sets standards for work in hotels and restaurants. According to the convention, workers have a right to "reasonable normal hours of work" and "minimum daily and weekly rest periods", compensation (in time or remuneration) of work on holidays. Furthermore a basic remuneration should be paid in regular intervals, regardless of tips.[1]

Ratifications

As of September 2012, 16 countries were party to the convention: Austria, Barbados, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Germany, Guyana, Iraq, Ireland, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands (for Curaçao, Sint Maarten and the Caribbean Netherlands),[2] Spain, Switzerland and Uruguay.[3]

See also

References

  1. "C172 - Working Conditions (Hotels and Restaurants) Convention, 1991 (No. 172)". ILO. Retrieved 20 September 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Convention concerning Working Conditions in Hotels, Restaurants and similar Establishments". Kingdom of the Netherlands (Treaty database). Retrieved 20 September 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Ratifications of C172 - Working Conditions (Hotels and Restaurants) Convention, 1991 (No. 172)". ILO. Retrieved 20 September 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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