Thai Union, World Tuna Purse Seine Organization Sign Mou to Promote Fair Labor Practices
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - December 9, 2016
Thai Union Group PCL and the World Tuna Purse Seine Organization (WTPO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a high-level framework of cooperation and coordination in ensuring fair labor practices. This is part of a continuing campaign of Thai Union to address deficiences and vulnerabilities in labor practices in its global seafood operations.
The MOU—which was signed on 6 Dec., 2016, in Manila, Philippines—includes the establishment and implementation of best practice on fair labor standards in operations.
Specifically, both parties agreed to:
Discuss, develop and craft policies and rules on ethical crew employment and fair labor practices...
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