This Tool is aligned with international labor standards and national labor laws.
Any time a question references the law (e.g. "in line with legal requirements", "legally required"), the facility (and Verifier) must consult applicable legal requirements to assess the answer (verified answer) to the question. “More Info” provides instructions on what to do if there are no applicable legal requirements.
Applicable legal requirements include:
The ILO Core Conventions: the ILO Core Conventions provide the baseline for determining compliance with the fundamental rights at work.
- Child Labor (C138 Minimum Age Convention, 1973 and C182 Worst Forms of Child Labor Convention, 1999);
- Discrimination (C100 Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 and C111 Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958);
- Forced Labor (C29 Forced Labor Convention, 1930 (and Protocol) and C105 Abolition of Forced Labor Convention, 1957); and
- Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining (C87 Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organize Convention, 1948 and C98 Right to Organize and Collective Bargaining Convention 1949
Find all ILO Core Conventions here.
- Other conventions in force in the country in question. Find them here (depending on a country’s legal system, the provisions of ratified conventions may need to be incorporated into the country’s national legislation in order to be in force).
- Laws and regulations that apply in the jurisdiction in question which can be found here.
- Collective Bargaining Agreements: where the provision in question is at least as favorable for workers as relevant legal requirements.
Applicable legal requirements are set out in the “Law Overlay” for select countries. Find more information on the Law Overlay in this FAQ.