News on the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

2013

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    ILO to mark entry into force of Maritime Labour Convention on 20 August

    15 August 2013

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    Maritime Labour Convention 2006: What it is, what it does, how it works

    12 August 2013

    With the Maritime Labour Convention due to come into force on 20 August, the ILO has compiled a guide to this historic "seafarers' bill of rights."

  3. United Kingdom ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    07 August 2013

    The United Kingdom ratified the International Labour Organization’s Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) on 7 August 2013. This ratification also covers the Isle of Man and Gibraltar.

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    Japan ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    05 August 2013

    Japan is the 40th ILO Member State to have its ratification registered and the 10th from the Asia-Pacific region – after Singapore, Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Palau, Philippines, Tuvalu and Viet Nam – to have ratified the international agreement.

  5. South Africa ratifies four international labour Conventions

    21 June 2013

    The Government of the Republic of South Africa deposited with the International Labour Office the instrument of ratification of four international labour Conventions, the Labour Inspection Convention, 1947 (No.81), the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006), the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188), and the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189).

  6. Barbados ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    20 June 2013

    Barbados is the 38th ILO Member State, and the fifth State from the Caribbean region – after Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Saint Kitts and Nevis and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – to have ratified the landmark Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.

  7. Nigeria ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    19 June 2013

    On 18 June 2013, the Government of Nigeria deposited with the International Labour Office the instrument of ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006). Nigeria is the 37th ILO Member State and the fifth State from the African region – after Benin, Liberia, Morocco and Togo – to have ratified the landmark Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.

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    France ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    28 February 2013

    France is the 35th ILO Member State and the 13th EU member State to ratify this landmark Convention.

  9. Greece ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    08 February 2013

    Greece has become the 32nd ILO member State and the tenth EU member State to have ratified this landmark Convention.

  10. Malta ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    18 January 2013

    Malta becomes the 34th ILO member State and the 12th EU member State to ratify this landmark Convention.