DEFINITION: The promotion of decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity for women and men everywhere. The overarching objective embraces four strategic objectives: promoting rights at work; generating employment and income; extending social protection and social security; and strengthening social dialogue.
SOURCE: Arrigo G. and Casale, G. (Eds.). (2005). Glossary of Labour Law and industrial relations (with special reference to the European Union), ILO, Geneva.