Revision of the Fee-Charging Employment Agencies Convention (Revised), 1949 (No. 96) / General Conditions to Stimulate Job Creation in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises / Contract Labour

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International Labour Conference, 85th Session, 1997. Report IV(2): Revision of the Fee-Charging Employment Agencies Convention (Revised), 1949 (No. 96). Geneva, 1997.136 pp. 17.50 Swiss francs. ISBN 92-2-109891-5. ISSN 0074-6681.

Report V (2): General conditions to stimulate job creation in small and

medium-sized enterprises. Geneva, 1997. 200 pp. 25 Swiss francs. ISBN 92-2-109893-1. ISSN 0074-6681.

Report VI (2): Contract labour. Geneva, 1997. 137 pp. 20 Swiss francs. ISBN 92-2-109895-8. ISSN 0074-6681.

At its 262nd Session (March-April 1995) the ILO's Governing Body decided to place these three items - revision of Convention No. 96, promotion of job creation in SMEs, and contract labour (as a new technical standard-setting item) - on the agenda of the 85th Session (1997) of the International Labour Conference. These three reports contain the replies received by the ILO from governments and workers' and employers' organizations in response to the questionnaires contained in Reports IV(1), V(1) and VI(1) (these were presented in the International Labour Review, Vol. 134 (1995), No. 6, pp. 785-787). The replies to each question are followed by the Office's comments summing up the overall position.

Report IV (2) also contains the proposed texts of a revised Convention and Recommendation concerning private employment agencies. These texts, prepared on the basis of the replies received from member States, are intended to serve as a basis for discussion of the relevant agenda item at the 85th Session of the International Labour Conference. …