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Wages of interned merchant seamen, disability and other benefits to merchant seamen

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

Wages of interned merchant seamen, disability and other benefits to merchant seamen

hearings before the Committee on the Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, on the Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session on H.R. 3262 ... and H.R. 3652 ... December 9, 1943, and February 10, 1944

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Merchant mariners -- Salaries, etc. -- United States,
  • Insurance, Marine -- United States -- War risks

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 63 p. ;
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16032193M

    In Lipscomb Mar. Co., 83 F.3d (9th Cir. ), the Ninth Circuit defined the policy of awarding maintenance to an injured seaman as follows: Under the general maritime law, a seaman who falls ill or becomes injured while in the service of a ship is . Merchant Marine Service Record Requests, Continued. e. Requesting POW Records for Merchant Mariners Time spent as a former prisoner of war (POW) does count as qualifying service for Merchant Marine seamen. The Coast Guard (address code 52) has most of the names of .

      Interpretation. Marginal note: Definitions 2 (1) In this Act,. accident. accident includes a wilful and an intentional act, not being the act of a seaman, and a fortuitous event occasioned by a physical or natural cause; (accident). Board. Board [Repealed, , c. 31, s. ]. compensation. compensation includes medical and hospital expenses and any other benefits, expenses or . Seamen WagesExtreme variations have occurred in the payment of seamen's wages, by time period, type of ship, route, and trade. However, the voyage remained the basic unit, which determined intervals of payment up to the twentieth century. Before each voyage, a seafarer signed a crew agreement that stipulated the wages for the entire journey. In different historical periods, three main types of.

    The Act for the Better Regulation and Government of Seamen in the Merchants Service (2 Geo. II, c. 36) was a significant piece of British legislation passed in The Act was originally stipulated to run five years but was renewed periodically until it was made perpetual by 2 Geo. III, c. 5 in By mandating a formalized wage contract, the Act deterred (though did not curtail) captains. Merchant Seamen During the Reconversion. By. Herman M. Sturm* *U. S. Maritime Commission, Division of Recruitment and Manning. UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE. for mer­ chant seamen was enacted into law in the Social Security Amendments of The new legislation extended the Federal Unemployment Tax Act, as of July 1, , to cover privateFile Size: KB.


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Wages of interned merchant seamen, disability and other benefits to merchant seamen by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wages of interned merchant seamen, disability and other benefits to merchant seamen: hearings before the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session, on H.R.a bill to amend Section 2 (B)--of Public Seventy-eighth Congress, relating to functions of the War Shipping Administration and for other purposes, and H.R.

Get this from a library. Wages of interned merchant seamen, disability and other benefits to merchant seamen Hearings before the Committee on the merchant marine and fisheries, House of representatives, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session, on H.R.a bill to amend section 2 (B) of Public Seventy-eighth Congress, relating to functions of War shipping administration, and for.

CRS-2 3 For purposes of this report, the term merchant seamen is used. 4 P.L.§(b). 5 P.L. §(b). 6 Gun crews on merchant marine vessels were Navy personnel sometimes supplemented by vessel crew. 7 It should be noted that because of the war, most of the oceangoing shipping during the war, and for a period afterwards, was related to the needs of war or relief, and not the needsFile Size: KB.

A merchant seaman is a member of the United States Merchant Marine, a fleet of merchant ships owned by civilians. These ships transport cargo in and out of U.S. waters, and typically have a size of at least 1, tons. The income of a merchant seaman depends. The Merchant Seamen Compensation Act ensures that certain merchant seamen injured in work-related accidents can receive health benefits and medical compensation.

The Act can also provide financial assistance for surviving dependants if a work-related injury results in the death of the seaman. Wages are not dependent on the earning of freight by the vessel. When the loss or wreck of the vessel ends the service of a seaman before the end of the period contemplated in the agreement, the seaman is entitled to wages for the period of time actually served.

The seaman shall be deemed a destitute seaman under section of this subsection applies to a fishing or whaling. The educational qualification for a merchant seaman is ideally a bachelor’s degree in marine technology or any other related degree. This, however, is mandatory mainly for engineers.

A merchant seaman’s career profile will start from a trainee designation, and then grow with experience. Veterans’ Benefits: Eligibility of Merchant Mariners Congressional Research Service 2 InH.R.

was introduced, which would have expanded the existing benefits for merchant seamen related to health care and disability and introduced an education Size: KB. During hearings in latethe House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries heard testimony on four bills that would have provided some benefits to merchant seamen.

4 One of these bills, H.R. would have provided benefits to merchant mariners comparable to those of other World War II veterans. Testimony in favor of H.R. was. unemployment benefits for seamen.” Before the war, inthe person- nel actually employed on privately operated American merchant vessels ‘tota By July the per- sonnel in the American merchant marine had increased to 89, but virtually all this employment was on.

The Air Force said merchant seamen who believed they were eligible for veterans' status would have to obtain DD Form from Veterans Administration offices or merchant marine veterans. The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) exempts seamen who work on American vessels from its overtime requirements and seamen who work on non-American vessels from its minimum wage and overtime term seaman for purposes of these exemptions is discussed below.

Definitions. Seaman defined; Crew members who are typically seamen. An Act for the relief of sick and disabled seamen Wikipedia.

An Act for the relief of sick and disabled seamen[1] was passed by the 5th was signed by President John Adams on J The Act authorized the deduction of twenty cents per month from the wages of seamen, for the sole purpose of funding medical care for sick and disabled seamen, as well as building additional.

InH.R. would have provided benefits to merchant seamen comparable to those of other World War II veterans. During two days of hearings in October.the House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries heard testimony on four bills, including H.R.that would have provided some benefits to merchant seamen.

All Japan Seamen’s Union (JSU) Norwegian Seafarer’s Union (NSU) National Union of Seafarer’s of India (NUSI) Sometimes, we hear the term ITF rate, AMOSUP rate or even POEA rate.

It pertains to the wages of seafarers enforced by these unions. Despite the hardships of becoming a seafarer, it still attracts more and more people. While members of the Merchant Marines were not always eligible for military benefits, they now have nearly the same benefits as members of branches of the armed forces.

Veterans and current military personnel can receive different types of compensation, including pensions, disability benefits, medical/dental benefits and insurance.

These Regulations apply to seamen employed under crew agreements, as defined in section 1(2) of the Merchant Shipping Actin ships registered in the United Kingdom other than fishing vessels. The Regulations deal with the manner of payment of wages and the form and contents of accounts of wages.

They also specify the deductions which are authorised to be made from the seaman's wages and. Central Index Register (aka Fourth Register of Seamen), Search and download registry cards from the Central Index Register (BTBTBT and BT ) of merchant seamen employed between and on (£).

The originals are held by Southampton Archives. For details of what sort of information the records may provide read the descriptions of BTBT. The British Merchant Navy comprises the British merchant ships that transport cargo and people during times of peace and war. For much of its history, the merchant navy was the largest merchant fleet in the world, but with the decline of the British Empire in the midth century it slipped down the rankings.

Inthe merchant navy was the largest in the world with 33% of total tonnage. a British Seamen’s Identity Card (BSIC) Pouches only now exist for approximately 50% of seafarers. Pouches were not created for all merchant seamen.

Many for individuals with Dis.A. numbers below approximat were destroyed. Search 3: merchant seamen on cable ships. The seamen were then issued with a seaman's or master's ticket, each with their own unique number. This index became known as the First Register of Merchant Seamen. First Register of Merchant Seamen Service: Series I, arranged in five volumes alphabetically in BT   state taxes cannot be deducted from a seaman’s wages By Dennis M.

O'Bryan on Ap Taxes of a state, or political subdivision thereof, may not be deducted from a seaman’s or a fisherman’s wages except for seamen on voyages between ports in the same state who have a voluntary agreement with the employer to deduct them.Seamen are not permitted to insure their wages, (k) or to derive any benefit from an insurance by the owners, either on freight or ship.

(l) But advanced wages belong to the seamen, * whether they are earned by subsequent services or not. (m) It is a maxim of the law-merchant, that freight is .