Unemployment Indemnity (Shipwreck) Convention, 1920

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Unemployment Indemnity (Shipwreck) Convention, 1920
ILO Convention
Date of adoption July 9, 1920
Date in force March 16, 1923
Classification Social Security
Subject Seafarers
Previous Minimum Age (Sea) Convention, 1920
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Unemployment Indemnity (Shipwreck) Convention, 1920 is an International Labour Organization Convention.

It was established in 1920:

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the "supervision of articles of agreement; provision of facilities for finding employment for seamen; application to seamen of the Convention and Recommendations adopted at Washington in November last in regard to unemployment and unemployment insurance",...


As of 2013, the convention has been ratified by 60 states. Of the ratifying states, 17 have subsequently denounced the treaty.

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