great lakes labor filipino mariners can now sail on canadian merchant ships

Great Lakes labor: Filipino mariners can now sail on Canadian merchant ships

In a move to tackle an acute mariner shortage accentuated by the rapid retirement of boomers, Canada has signed an unprecedented agreement with the Philippines, allowing Filipino merchant mariners to serve on Canadian-flagged vessels. This marks a significant shift in international labor arrangements, opening new doors for the robust Filipino seafarer population, but causing worry among Canadian Merchant Mariners that wages could fall. Read the full story by gCaptain.

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