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Seafarers’ ‘Bill of Rights’ extends to cruise ships too

Maritime Labour Convention, 2006The International Labour Organization (ILO) will mark the coming into force of its historic Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, on 20 August 2013. The ILO Convention, known as “MLC, 2006”, will establish minimum working and living standards for seafarers and be an essential step toward ensuring fair competition and Continue reading

ILO calls for additional job creation policies in G20 countries

G20 in Russia logo With structural unemployment still above pre-crisis levels in G20 countries, the ILO has called for broader and more inclusive job creation policies to achieve the G20’s shared goal of strong, sustainable and balanced growth. “I am convinced that more can be done. Experience suggests that high employment levels and Continue reading