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Employment Promotion and Protection against Unemployment Convention, 1988

Employment Promotion and Protection against Unemployment Convention, 1988 is an International Labour Organization Convention to promote employment especially vocational guidance, training and rehabilitation, offer the best protection against the adverse effects of involuntary unemployment, but that involuntary unemployment nevertheless exists and that it is therefore important to ensure the social security systems should promote employment assistance and economic support to those who are involuntary unemployed.

Employment Promotion and Protection against Unemployment Convention, 1988
C168
ILO Convention
Date of adoption June 21, 1988
Date in force October 17, 1991
Classification Employment Policy
Unemployment benefit
Subject Social security
Previous Safety and Health in Construction Convention, 1988
Next Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989

It was established in 1988, with the preamble stating:

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to employment promotion and social security which is the fifth item on the agenda of the session with a view, in particular, to revising the Unemployment Provision Convention, 1934, and Emphasising the importance of work and productive employment in any society not only because of the resources which they create for the community, but also because of income which they bring towards the social role whoch they confer and feeling of self-esteem which workers derive from them, and...

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As of 2013, Albania, Belgium, Brazil, Finland, Norway, Romania, Sweden, and Switzerland had ratified the convention.

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