First published in 1931. This study was written by various officials of the International Labour Office, and provides an overview of the work of this institution as it was in the years after its initial formation. The authors provide a full and systematic description of the activities within the organisation, and will be of great interest to scholars and students of political and labour history.
Table of Contents
Part One: Structure and Functions; 1. Origins and Principles 2. The States Members 3. Structure of the Organisation 4. Functions and Methods 5. The Competence of the Organisation; Part Two: The Work; 1. Conditions of Work 2. Social Insurance 3. Labour Statistics and Wages 4. Employment 5. Special Classes of Workers 6. The Workers’ Living Conditions 7. The Workers’ General Rights 8. The International Labour Organisation and Economic Problems; Part Three: Results; 1. Ratification of Conventions 2. The Effective Results of the Conventions 3. The Recommendations; Part Four: Relations; 1. Relations with States 2. Relations with Workers’ Organisations 3. Relations with Employers’ Organisations 4. The International Labour Organisations and Various Social Institutions; Conclusion; Appendix