International Labour Organisation (ILO) www.ilo.org (ILO run by Exec…
International Labour Organisation (ILO) www.ilo.org
Oldest Agency of the United Nations (1946) however the ILO was founded much earlier as part of the WW-1 treaty of Versailles in 1919
HQ in Geneva
Meets Annually as Assembly of 187 Member states
Member States Ratify the decisions made at Assembly to incorporate into their law for enforcement.
Flag State: are required to Audit and Certificate Ships
Ships have: Maritime Labour Certificate to show ship has been found compliant with MLC(2006).
Seafarers Employment Agreement:
UK Flag State through MGN 477 the MCA have issued a model compliant example of an Maritime Labour Convention(2006) SEA and other instructions to employers.
Suppliers of seafarers to shipping companies are also certificated to say they are MLC compliant. eg Clyde Marine Recruitment. The ship will usually carry copies of these certificates to be able to show evidence to a Port State Control that they are sourcing seafarers from a reputable source.
Maritime Labour Convention
ILO run by Exec Council of its members
Committees Report to Council and council sets the agenda of the Assembly Meeting to pass Resolutions and Protocols
generated by work of the committees
Council Meets 3 x per year
Council runs ILO: "House Keeping" (legal financial services etc) functions and organisation of committees dealing with organisational goals,
Objectives of the ILO
Rights At Work
Extend Social Protection
Member States Agree to have at least 3 of these benefits
Old Age Benefit
Employment Injury Benefit
Promote Social Dialogue
"Decent Work For All"