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France to become seventh country to ratify ILO Convention 190 against violence and harassment in the world of work
Planet Labor, 7 June 2021, n°12561 - www.planetlabor.com

On 2 June, France’s Council of Ministers adopted a bill to ratify ILO Convention n°190 (2019), which seeks to eliminate violence and harassment from the workplace. As well as introducing a ban on such phenomena into law, it requires firms to implement prevention plans and training, as well as protection and compensation for victims (see article n°11188). If the bill is approved by the National Assembly, France will become the seventh country to have ratified the convention, after Uruguay, Fiji, Namibia, Argentina, Somalia and Ecuador. Unions in France have denounced a bill they believe only does the bare minimum.

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