Working Conditions (Hotels and Restaurants) Convention, 1991

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.

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
Signed25 June 1991 (30 years ago) (1991-06-25)
LocationGeneva, Switzerland
Effective7 July 1994
ConditionTwo ratifications
RatifiersSixteen
DepositaryDirector-General of the International Labour Office
LanguagesFrench and English

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]

RatificationsEdit

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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "C172 - Working Conditions (Hotels and Restaurants) Convention, 1991 (No. 172)". ILO. Retrieved 20 September 2012.
  2. ^ "Convention concerning Working Conditions in Hotels, Restaurants and similar Establishments". Kingdom of the Netherlands (Treaty database). Retrieved 20 September 2012.
  3. ^ "Ratifications of C172 - Working Conditions (Hotels and Restaurants) Convention, 1991 (No. 172)". ILO. Retrieved 20 September 2012.

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