International Labour Organization – Convention, Recommendations And The Plight Of Migrant Workers

Kanchi Gupta, Kirit P Mehta School of Law, NMIMS Mumbai


The International Labour Organization is one of the oldest Unites Nations Organization working for the advancement of social and economic rights of the employees and marginalized labourers across the world. This Article will explain what does the International Labour Standards say about crisis response and will discuss in detail the role that the International Labour Organization played in the COVID -19 pandemic. Moreover, the author in the article will analyze how far the ILO went in order to protect the rights of workers and laborers in the various member countries. After the pandemic ends, a lot of problems will arise such as unemployment and thus the ILO have to be efficient to solve them in the future and thus the author will be talking about the future scope and its upcoming works. The article has also made a comparative case study between India and Brazil during the COVID-19 and how both the developing countries have taken over the situation in these challenging times.

KEYWORDS: International Labour Organization, COVID-19, India, Brazil, rights, migrant workers

Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

Abbreviation: IJLLR

ISSN: 2582-8878


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