Maersk officer gets $590k for overworking
Former chief officer William Skye was awarded US$590,000 by a Florida court after he claimed that he had suffered heart damage from working 16-hours a day at sea for Maersk.
He claimed the health problems forced him to take early retirement at the age of 54.
“This is an important case, because it paves the way for similarly-situated crew members who are injured by working too many hours with too many...
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