ILO GBNFL comparison of the definition of ‘recruitment fees and costs’ used in industry to that set out by the ILO

In March 2019, the ILO’s Governing Body adopted a definition of recruitment fees and related costs to be read in conjunction with the General Principles and Operational Guidelines for Fair Recruitment. To support members with the adoption of the new definition, the ILO GBNFL analysed the definitions employed by companies and industry initiatives in comparison to the new definition and identified gaps.