At the 99th Session of the International Labour Conference (ILC) of the International Labour Organization (ILO), the ILO agreed to include a second discussion in the agenda of its next ordinary session in June 2011. The ILC adopted in principle a comprehensive instrument (a Convention supplemented by a Recommendation) for domestic
Following the ILC deliberations, a Third Report (Brown Report) was released by the ILO Offi ce which contains the
text of the Proposed Convention and Recommendation. The Brown Report is based on the fi rst discussion and the
Offi ce Commentary that explains the drafting changes, seeks comments in connection with certain provisions and
makes suggestions for alternative text. In March 2011, the ILO released the 4th Report (Blue Report), published in two volumes, which contains feedback on the Brown Report from Member States as well as employers and trade unions and a proposed text for the Convention and Recommendation.
This Report will be the basis for discussion at the 100th Session of the ILC on 1-17 June 2011 under the item entitled
“Decent Work for Domestic Workers”.
Download the full report below.