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Ferry firms using pandemic as smokescreen, says union

+Some ferry companies are using the Covid-19 pandemic to undermine national standards in the industry, including replacing existing crews with seafarers on international terms and conditions that are substantially lower than national conditions, warns the International Transport Workers Federation. In the UK, it singles out Condor Ferries, Stena Line and P&O Ferries as having laid off seafarers or forced them to choose between taking unpaid leave or being furloughed. Companies are ... [+]

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