All apparel, including Hanes, Champion, Playtex, Bali, Barely There, JMS, Duofold, Wonderbra, L'eggs, Outer Banks and other licensed brands. Hanesbrands' compliance program is accredited by FLA.
From the Hanesbrands website: The significant majority of Hanesbrands products are made in company-owned plants, which gives us direct control over workplace conditions and interactions with local communities. We have an innovative worldwide business ethics program, and Hanesbrands is a participating company in the Fair Labor Association, an independent corporate social responsibility monitoring organization.
When Estofel, S.A. of Guatemala City, Guatemala, shut down in late 2007, a number of FLA affiliates—including the University of Washington, Gear for Sports, Hanesbrands and Philips-Van Heusen—led an effort with Ghim Li and the Collegiate Licensing Company that resulted in severance payments to 871 former Estofel workers from the parent company of the closed facility. Read more.
On January 24, 2015, the Textile Union of El Salvador filed a Third Party Complaint alleging that the F&D factory maintained a system of production goals that implicitly required workers to work hours beyond their normal work schedules for which they were not compensated at overtime rates and moreover that the monetized production goals failed to reflect increases in the minimum wage approved by the government of El Salvador.
On November 30, 2010, the Collective of Honduran Women (Colectiva de Mujeres Hondureñas, CODEMUH) filed a Third Party Complaint with the Fair Labor Association (FLA) with respect to ergonomics at facilities in Honduras owned and operated by Hanesbrands.
On February 28, 2011, FLA received a Third Party Complaint (3PC) from representatives of Sindicato de la Industria Textil y Actividades Conexas y Similares (SITS), a legally recognized union at F&D. The 3PC alleged a range of violations of FLA's Workplace Code of Conduct and Compliance Benchmarks with respect to payment of wages and benefits, overtime compensation, and freedom of association. Hanesbrands, an FLA Participating Company sourcing from F&D, is working with the factory to implement a remediation plan.
Hanesbrands, Inc. is a global consumer goods company that has been in existence for more than a century. It is headquartered in Winston- Salem, North Carolina. Hanesbrands has a portfolio of apparel essentials including T-shirts, bras, women’s, men’s and children’s underwear, socks, hosiery, casual wear and activewear. Their products are sold in mass retail, wholesale to printers, in branded outlet stores, through catalogues and through the web. Brands owned by Hanesbrands include: Hanes, Champion, Playtex, Bali, Wonderbra, L’eggs, Just My Size, Barely There, Duofold and Outer Banks.
On August 20, 2008, FLA released a report on a Third Party Complaint (3PC) filed by the union Sindicato de Trabajadores TOS Dominicana in the TOS Dominicana factory owned and operated by Hanesbrands, Inc. and located in the Dominican Republic. The complaint alleged noncompliance issues in the factory with respect to several elements of the FLA Workplace Code of Conduct, particularly Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining.