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11 July 2019

UK: P&O Ferries staff allege low wages & poor working conditions; Incl. co comments

In June 2019, P&O Ferries was accused of labour abuses and wages so low it amounted to "slave labour". UK Member of Parliament Karl Turner claimed in the House of Commons that some foreign staff on board P&O vessels received a wage of as littl...

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11 July 2019

UK: Portuguese crew issue open letter to P&O Ferries over poor working conditions & wages

Author: Alex Grove, Hull Daily

"P&O Ferries blasted by Pride of Hull staff in open letter over 'poor working conditions and pay", 9 July 2019 ...

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18 July 2013

Tax tribunal exposes £14m avoidance trick by DP World

Author: Simon Bowers, Guardian (UK)

A complex and aggressive attempt to avoid UK tax on an international ports business controlled by the billionaire ruler of Dubai has been thrown out by a tax tribunal, which branded the scheme "an elaborate trick". The scheme would have secured £14m in...

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20 January 2012

Cruise group launches safety review [Italy]

Author: Guy Dinmore, Giulia Segreti & Eleonora de Sabata, Financial Times

The parent of the cruise line whose vessel hit rocks off the Italian coast last Friday says it is launching a "comprehensive audit and review of all safety and emergency response procedures" across all its 10 cruise lines. In one of his first public...

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12 January 2011

Cruise line given power over schoolies [Australia]

Author: Sydney Morning Herald

Carnival Australia, which operates P&O Cruises, asked the Australian Human Rights Commission for a temporary exemption from the Age Discrimination Act. The cruise operator argued that teenagers taking part in the end-of-school celebrations put the...

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18 July 2007

Corporate manslaughter law is a vast improvement [UK]

Author: Gary Slapper, Professor of Law, and Director of the Centre for Law, at the Open University, in Times [UK]

Globally, more people are killed each year at work than are killed in wars. How the law responds is important, and the UK’s new Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act is a significant improvement on earlier legislation. [refers to GWT, P ...

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17 December 2006

'Jibe' transsexual wins her case [UK]

Author: BBC

A transsexual ferry crew member has been awarded [£64,862] compensation after a tribunal found she endured verbal and physical harassment at work [on a P&O ferry]...A tribunal report stated: "For nearly two years prior to her resignation, the...

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9 August 2006

Ferry transsexual suffered jibes [UK]

Author: BBC

A transsexual crew member...claims unfair constructive dismissal against P&O Ferries [part of Carnival]. The firm admits sexual discrimination but told the tribunal in Southampton Ms Marland was offered other work but she was only interested in...

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9 August 2006

UK: P&O admits discrimination against transsexual worker

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8 December 2005

Travel Companies Quit Burma - Austrian Airlines, Eastravel and Frommers Guides drop Burma

Author: Burma Campaign UK

Austrian Airlines, Eastravel and Frommers Guides drop Burma. The three companies have joined the growing exodus of companies ending their promotion of tourism to Burma. They join Carnival Corporation/P&O, Magic of the Orient and Explorers Tours,...

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