The Federation Council ratified the Protocol to the Convention against forced labour

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in photobacteria of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation. Archival photo.<img src="/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/11/d1e43b51efdb3df16122eafc5deb0e16.jpg" alt="The Federation Council ratified the Protocol to the Convention against forced labour” />© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

Russian senators at a meeting on Wednesday ratified the Protocol to Convention No. 29 concerning forced or compulsory labour, 1930.

The Convention defines recognized throughout the world as the requirement to prevent forced and compulsory labour, measures to establish the rightful position of the employee in labour relations.

The ratification of the Protocol will contribute to the recognition of the achievements of the Russian Federation in the sphere of protection of labor rights of citizens, strengthening of its positions in this field at the international level, will enable sharing experience with States that have ratified the Protocol.

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