Workers' Representatives Convention, 1971

Workers' Representatives Convention, 1971 is an International Labour Organization Convention.

Workers' Representatives Convention, 1971
ILO Convention
Date of adoptionJune 23, 1971
Date in forceJune 30, 1973
ClassificationFreedom of Association
Collective Bargaining and Agreements
SubjectFreedom of Association, Collective Bargaining, and Industrial Relations
PreviousPrevention of Accidents (Seafarers) Convention, 1970
NextBenzene Convention, 1971

It was established in 1971:

Noting the terms of the Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949, which provides for protection of workers against acts of anti-union discrimination in respect of their employment, and

Considering that it is desirable to supplement these terms with respect to workers' representatives, and

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to protection and facilities afforded to workers' representatives in the undertaking,...



As of August 2013, the convention has been ratified by 85 states.