What does the MLC say about employment agreements?

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You are entitled to a fair employment agreement or contract setting out decent living and working conditions on board. It must be signed by you and your employer, be easy to understand and legally enforceable.

All information on the terms and conditions of employment, including the CBA, must be freely accessible to everyone on board and available for inspection in port.
 
Your employment agreement must contain:




Related documents:
Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (1099kb PDF)

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ILO’s MLC pages


MLC Ratifications


A Seafarers' Bill of Rights


Related pages:
ILO Maritime Labour Convention | ITF Agreements

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