MGN 620 ILO work in fishing recruitment and placement of fishermen

Requirements where recruitment and placement services are used to engage crew. It is the fishing vessel owner's responsibility to use only reputable (RPSs).


MGN 620 (F) Recruitment and placement of fishermen

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This notice sets out the main requirements of UK legislation to protect those seeking or being place in work through RPSs (referred to in the UK as employment agencies or employment businesses). These requirements comply with the requirements of the ILO work in fishing convention, 2007 (No. 188) on private employment agencies.

Notice to

  • fishing vessel owners

  • operators and managers

  • employers of fishermen

  • skippers

  • officers and fishermen on fishing vessels

  • masters

Published 10 October 2019