Workmen's Compensation (Accidents) Convention, 1925

The Workmen's Compensation (Accidents) Convention is the 17th convention of the International Labour Organization, adopted in 1925. It sets out the requirement that workers or their dependants must be compensated for injury as a result of accidents in the workplace.[1]

Workmen's Compensation (Accidents) Convention, 1925
ILO Convention
Date of adoptionJune 10, 1925
Date in forceApril 1, 1927
ClassificationEmployment Injury Benefit
SubjectSocial Security
PreviousMedical Examination of Young Persons (Sea) Convention, 1921
NextWorkmen's Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Convention, 1925

Modification edit

The Convention was subsequently revised in 1964 by Convention C121 - Employment Injury Benefits Convention, 1964.

Ratifications edit

As of 2013, the convention has been ratified by 74 states.[citation needed] Three states—Chile, Sweden, and Uruguay—have subsequently denounced the convention.[citation needed]

References edit

  1. ^ Guthrie, Robert (October 2008), "The Development of Workers' Compensation in China: Emerging International and Internal Challenges", Australian Journal of Asian Law, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 133–158, ISSN 1443-0738

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