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September 1994

The future of ILO standards

Lee Swepston

ILO standards have formed the basis for much social and labor legislation enacted in this century. However, to ensure a role for the organization in the future, more visibility, clear goals, reexamination, and consolidation are essential. This article examines how ILO standards must evolve to address different visions of organization and its aim among ILO constituents.

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