R94 Recommendation concerning Consultation and Co-operation between Employers and Workers at the Level of the Undertaking

Geneva, 26 giugno 1952

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 Thirty-fifth Session on 4 June 1952, and
Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to consultation and co-operation between employers and workers at the level of the undertaking, which is included in the sixth item on the agenda of the session, and
Having determined that these proposals shall take the form of a Recommendation designed to be implemented by the parties concerned or by the public authorities as may be appropriate under national conditions,
adopts this twenty-sixth day of June of the year one thousand nine hundred and fifty-two, the following Recommendation, which may be cited as the Co-operation at the Level of the Undertaking Recommendation, 1952:
1. Appropriate steps should be taken to promote consultation and co-operation between employers and workers at the level of the undertaking on matters of mutual concern not within the scope of collective bargaining machinery, or not normally dealt with by other machinery concerned with the determination of terms and conditions of employment.
2. In accordance with national custom or practice, such consultation and co-operation should be:
(a) facilitated by the encouragement of voluntary agreements between the parties, or
(b) promoted by laws or regulations which would establish bodies for consultation and co-operation and determine their scope, functions, structure and methods of operation as may be appropriate to the conditions in the various undertakings, or
(c) facilitated or promoted by a combination of these methods.

Fonte: ILO