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October 29, 1919

October 29The International Labour Organization holds its first conference in Washington, D.C., adopting six international Labor Conventions. Created as part of the Treaty of Versailles after World War I, the ILO today is made up 185 of the United Nations member states. The ILO registers complaints against entities that are violating international labor standards and policies; however, it does not impose sanctions on governments.

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