Seafarers: employment rights and minimum wage

Guidance setting out working rights for seafarers in internal waters.

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This guidance explains the legal requirements of the Equality Act and the National Minimum Wage Act, in relation to seafarers. It contains example scenarios to help seafarers check whether they are receiving the correct wage and employment rights.

Published 18 January 2018