Belgium - Dockers control wage compliance - February 29, 2016

BTB, ACV Transcom and ACLVB have campaigned together with the Belgian ITF Inspectors on the vessel COSCO Fengei in the port of Antwerp to find out if the wages of the crew members were in line with the international standards. This was not the case, neither an ITF agreement was in place. For this reason all cargo handling on the vessel was stopped for several hours.

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