Home Tags Seafarers

Tag: Seafarers

‘He who has less in life should have more in law’

The magna carta should expand, and not limit, the seafarers rights

Who is a seafarer under the Magna Carta?

A seafarer refers to any person who “is employed or engaged or works in any capacity on board a ship to which this Act applies"

Familiarization of the culture of Filipino seafarers

The course allowed participants to gain first-hand knowledge of Filipino seafarers’ social and cultural background

Proposed escrow provision in Magna Carta for seafarers ‘prejudicial’

The inclusion of an escrow provision in the pending Magna Carta for Filipino seafarers will adversely affect legal battles for labor claims

Bishop seeks help for Filipino sailors abandoned by Chinese employer

Bishop Santos said they will continue to pray and offer Masses for the safety, sound health, and peaceful voyage back home of the seafarers

2022 Bar exam question on seafarer’s disability benefits claims

As a general rule, the seafarer’s condition or symptoms must be documented while he is on board the vessel

Non-deployment as basis for total, permanent disability benefits for seafarers

The assessment must truly reflect the extent of the sickness or injuries of the seafarer and his capacity to resume work as such

Flowers and prayers for missing Filipino seafarers

More than 100 Filipino seafarers “suddenly” went missing in recent years leaving no clues for authorities to trace their whereabouts

Magna Carta for Filipino seafarers and bullying

The pending bills on Magna Carta for Filipino Seafarers seek to institutionalize mechanisms to address harassment and bullying while on board the vessel

Stella Maris to strengthen Philippines’ chaplain training program

"We can do more for the seafarers in terms of their spiritual and sacramental formation,” said Bishop Ruperto Santos

Support LiCAS.news

We work tirelessly each day to tell the stories of those living on the fringe of society in Asia and how the Church in all its forms - be it lay, religious or priests - carries out its mission to support those in need, the neglected and the voiceless.
We need your help to continue our work each day. Make a difference and donate today.