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ILO unveils plan to attract young people, women into seafaring 

ILO unveils plan to attract young people, women into seafaring 

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has unveiled plan to attract more young persons and women into the seafaring profession.  The plan was unveiled recently at...

ILO raises seafarers monthly wage from $614 to $641

ILO raises seafarers monthly wage from $614 to $641

A Subcommittee of the Joint Maritime Commission (JMC) of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has agreed on a resolution raising the minimum monthly basic wage...

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Global unemployment rate hits over 210 million – ILO

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said that over 210 million people are unemployed globally and that by 2030 the world would need 600 million jobs extra....

UK to defend industry against cheap foreign seafarers

Seafarers’ wages payment during piracy discussed at ILO meetings

A meeting of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Working Group of the Special Tripartite Committee (STC) was held in Geneva, Switzerland, from April 3 to 5, to...

UK to defend industry against cheap foreign seafarers

Madagascan faces ILO Complaint about fired dockworkers

The Government of Madagascar has faced an International Labour Organization (ILO) complaint about its treatment of 43 dockworkers who were laid off for joining a union,...

UK to defend industry against cheap foreign seafarers

Madagascan faces ILO Complaint about fired dockworkers

The Government of Madagascar has faced an International Labour Organization (ILO) complaint about its treatment of 43 dockworkers who were laid off for joining a union,...

MLC changes to protect seafarers against desertion, says ILO

International Labour Organization (ILO) member states have confirmed the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention ensuring better protection to seafarers and their...

ILO to review labour standards, maritime convention

The International Labour Organisation has said that it will continue to review the existing labour standards for an effective, strong, authoritative and relevant...

NITT gets ILO licence to train dockworkers

The Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT), Zaria has been granted license by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to train dockworkers in the country....