28 February 2014
The mechanism is the only one in the ILO for setting the basic wage for any industry.
Six months in force, eight years in the making: The ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 is now in full sail
24 February 2014
Interview with Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, Director, ILO International Labour Standards Department, ILO, Geneva
10 January 2014
The Republic of Korea is the 56th ILO member State, and the 14th country from the Asia-Pacific region, to ratify the Convention
09 January 2014
The Republic of Seychelles is the 55th ILO member State of the ILO to ratify the Convention, and the fourth among the States parties to the Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control for the Indian Ocean Region –after Australia, France and South Africa.
20 December 2013
Nicaragua is the second Central American country after Panama to ratify this landmark Convention
22 November 2013
Samoa joins the other Pacific Island States that have already ratified the Convention, namely, the Marshall Islands, Palau, Kiribati and Tuvalu. Samoa becomes the 53rd ILO Member State to ratify this landmark Convention.
19 November 2013
Italy is the 52nd ILO Member State, and the 20th member State of the European Union, to ratify this Convention
ILO tripartite constituents to discuss shipowner liability and abandonment of seafarers under Maritime Labour Convention
01 November 2013
Government, worker and employer representatives of the ILO Governing Body approved plans for an international tripartite meeting to be held next year to discuss proposed amendments regarding shipowner liability and abandonment of seafarers.
08 October 2013
The new guidelines aim to provide guidance to Member States to help them implement Regulation 3.2 and the respective provisions of the Code of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) concerning food and catering, and in particular the qualification and training standards for ships’ cooks.
04 September 2013
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched a comprehensive new database providing the most up-to -date information available on the implementation of the landmark Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, which came into force on 20 August.