ILO MLC List of Ratifying States

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MLC will come into force on August 20th, 2013, which is the date that the first 30 States that have ratified the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) can begin to take enforcement actions with respect to vessels entering their ports. Amongst those are:

Canada
In accordance with Standard A4.5 (2) and (10), the Government has specified the following branches of social security: medical care; sickness benefit; unemployment benefit; old-age benefit; employment injury benefit; family benefit; maternity benefit; invalidity benefit and survivors' benefit.
The Convention will enter into force for Canada on 20 Aug 2013. As of that date, 10 maritime Conventions previously ratified by Canada will be considered ipso jure denounced.

Greece
In accordance with Standard A4.5 (2) and (10), the Government has specified the following branches of social security: medical care; sickness benefit; unemployment benefit; old-age benefit; employment injury benefit; family benefit; maternity benefit; invalidity benefit and survivors' benefit.
The Convention will enter into force for Greece on 04 Jan 2014. As of that date, 13 maritime Conventions previously ratified by Greece will be considered ipso jure denounced.

Panama
In accordance with Standard A4.5 (2) and (10), the Government has specified the following branches of social security: scheme 1, old-age benefit, invalidity benifit and survivors' benefit. For scheme 2, medical care; sickness benefit; old-age benefit;maternity benefit; invalidity benefit and survivors' benefit.
The Convention will enter into force for Panama on 20 Aug 2013.
 

The full list of MLC ratifying states is at: http://www.ilo.org/dyn/normlex/en/f?p=1000:11300:0::NO::P11300_INSTRUMENT_ID:312331

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