New items in the labour convention that affect Sweden:

Det här innehållet kommer från vår tidigare hemsida och kan därför se annorlunda ut.
  • Training requirements for ships’ cooks
  • Seafarers are entitled to emergency dental care
  • The time for the employer’s responsibility to challenge costs for health care, board and lodging as a result of sickness is extended
  • The time for the employer’s responsibility to pay sickness benefit is extended
  • Changes are made to the social insurance act
  • A maritime work certificate and declaration of conformity with the Maritime Labour Convention are introduced
  • Sweden’s obligations with respect to port state controls are extended

Source: Swedish Transport Agency


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