R18 Recommendation concerning the Application of the Weekly Rest in Commercial Establishments
Geneva, 19 novembre 1921
The General Conference of the International Labour Organisation,
Having been convened at Geneva by the Governing Body of the international Labour Office, and having met in its Third Session on 25 October 1921, and
Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the weekly rest day in commercial employment, which is included in the seventh item of the agenda of the Session, and
Having decided that these proposals shall take the form of a Recommendation,
adopts the following Recommendation, which may be cited as the Weekly Rest (Commerce) Recommendation, 1921, to be submitted to the Members of the International Labour Organisation for consideration with a view to effect being given to it by national legislation or otherwise, in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation:
The General Conference of the International Labour Organisation recommends:
1. That each Member of the International Labour Organisation take measures to provide that the whole of the staff employed in any commercial establishment, public or private, or in any branch thereof, except as otherwise provided for by the following paragraphs, should enjoy in every period of seven days a period of rest comprising at least twenty-four consecutive hours.
2. It is further recommended that this period of rest should, wherever possible, be granted simultaneously to the whole of the staff of each establishment, and that it should, wherever possible, be fixed so as to coincide with the days already established by the traditions or customs of the country or district.
1. That each Member take the steps necessary to secure the application of this Recommendation and to define any exceptions which the Member may consider to be necessary.
2. If exceptions are found necessary, it is recommended that the Member should draw up a list of such exceptions.
That each Member should communicate to the International Labour Office the list of the exceptions made in pursuance of paragraph II, and thereafter every two years any modifications of this list which it shall have made, in order that the International Labour Office may present a report thereon to the International Labour Conference.
The General Conference of the International Labour Organization, Having been convened in Geneva by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office, and having met in its 92nd Session on 1 June 2004, and Following consideration of the proposal for the withdrawal of several international labour Recommendations, which is the seventh item on the agenda of this session, decides this sixteenth day of June of the year two thousand and four to withdraw the Weekly Rest (Commerce) Recommendation, 1921 (No. 18). The Director-General of the International Labour Office shall notify all Members of the International Labour Organization as well as the Secretary-General of the United Nations of this decision to withdraw the instrument. The English and French versions of the text of this decision are equally authoritative.
La Raccomandazione è stata ritirata il 1 giugno 2004