Implications for employers of the seafarers wages act 2023
In this article, we explore the comprehensive implications of the Seafarers Wages Act 2023 for employers with vessels frequently visiting UK ports. We examine the government's drive to ensure wage parity, detailing the reach and exclusions of the Act, potential enforcement difficulties, and consequences of non-compliance. As the maritime legislative landscape continues to evolve, operators must stay informed of upcoming changes, including the prospect of pan-European seafarers’ minimum wages. This article offers an essential guide to navigate this complex and shifting legal framework.