The Maritime Labour Convention has been ratified

On the 20th of August 2012, Russia and Philippines ratified the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006.

The Maritime Labour Convention has been ratified from over 30 ILO Member Countries (31, after Russia and the Philippines ratified it on 20/08/2012), accounting for almost 60% of the world's gross tonnage.

The Convention will enter into force on the 20th of August 2013, 12 months after the requirements set (ratification by at least 30 ILO Member countries representing at least 33% of the world's gross tonnage) were finally met.


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INTERNATIONAL LABOUR CONFERENCE