All Nike footwear, apparel and equipment. Nike, Inc.'s compliance program is accredited by FLA.
From the Nike, Inc. website: Our greatest responsibility as a global company is to play a role in bringing about positive, systemic change for workers within our supply chain and in the industry. We're looking end-to-end, from the first phase of our product creation process to the impacts of our decisions on the lives of workers in the factories that bring our product to life.
On September 30, 2010, FLA released a report on an independent assessment of football production in the supply chain of Shanghai Wande Sporting Goods Company in China. The independent investigation was conducted at the request of FLA affiliates Nike, Inc., New Balance and PUMA to determine whether there were subcontracting activities (either authorized or unauthorized) in Wande’s supply chain that might give rise to the use of home workers, underage workers, or even prison labor in the production of soccer balls.
FLA Statement on Nike - CGT Agreement regarding Hugger and Vision Tex.
The FLA Board of Directors accredited Nike’s labor compliance program in May 2005, at the end of an initial implementation period of three years. This assessment for reaccreditation of Nike’s labor compliance program covers the period 2005-2007.
On May 27, 2008, FLA published a Second Interim Summary Report providing information on all activities related to a Third Party Complaint (3PC) initially filed on December 8, 2005 by Christliche Initiative Romero (CRI) regarding Hermosa Manufacturing in El Salvador. FLA affiliate companies adidas, Nike, Inc. and Russell Athletics sourced from the factory at the time the 3PC was filed. CIR alleged workers were owed wage, overtime and severance payments from the sudden closure of Hermosa Manufacturing in May 2005.
In September 2005, FLA published a report on the Third Party Complaint (3PC) filed by the Garment Industry Labor Union with support from CLIST, a local NGO, alleging the dismissal of workers for organizing at the MSP factory in Thailand. The workers also filed a complaint before the National Commission on Human Rights and Labor Relations in Thailand. The ruling from that complaint favored the reinstatement of workers with back wages. FLA Participating Company Nike, Inc., sourced from the factory at the time.