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Viernes, Junio 28, 2019

WASHINGTON – The Fair Labor Association announced today that its board of directors voted to reaccredit PUMA’s social compliance program, after the company demonstrated in a lengthy review that it continues to have strong policies and practices in place to identify and remediate unfair labor practices in its global supply chain. PUMA has been an FLA affiliate since 2004, and its social compliance program was first accredited by the FLA in 2007, before being reaccredited in 2010. It is PUMA’s second reaccreditation by the FLA.

Jueves, Junio 20, 2019

WASHINGTON – The Fair Labor Association announced today that its board of directors voted to accredit Lakeshirts/Blue 84’s social compliance program, after the company demonstrated in a lengthy review that it has policies and practices in place to identify and remediate unfair labor practices in its global supply chain. Lakeshirts, headquartered in Detroit Lakes, Minn., has been an FLA affiliate since 2010 and began its implementation period for FLA accreditation implementation in 2012. The company produces apparel for resorts and universities across the United States.

Jueves, Junio 13, 2019

The Fair Labor Association joined with the American Apparel & Footwear Association, the Initiative for Compliance and Sustainability, and Social Accountability International on behalf of international garment, footwear, and travel goods buyers to express increasing concern over serious and repeated violations of the fundamental rights to freely associate, to organize, and to bargain collectively in both law and in practice in Myanmar in a June 12 letter to State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi.

Jueves, Junio 13, 2019

WASHINGTON – In a new report, the Fair Labor Association (FLA) outlines the findings of research to test interventions designed to protect workers in the supply chains of three affiliates. The evaluation, called a social impact assessment, included interventions executed by Nestlé and its two suppliers, Balsu and Olam, in the hazelnut supply chain in Turkey and identified the most effective at upholding workers’ rights.

Jueves, Mayo 9, 2019

The Fair Labor Association and ASN Bank announced today a project that will advance wage data collection and analysis as a foundational step toward securing fair compensation for workers in the garment sector. The collaboration includes a commitment of 15,000 euros by ASN Bank to support the development of the FLA’s fair compensation dashboard, which incorporates living wage benchmarks.

Jueves, Mayo 2, 2019

Twenty-one major U.S., Canadian, European, and Hong Kong brands joined to call on Cambodia's prime minister to respond to concerns raised through multiple channels with government leaders.

Jueves, Mayo 2, 2019

The New York Times on Monday, April 29, 2019, published an article by David Segal about the hazelnut sector in Turkey. The reporter highlighted labor issues that the Fair Labor Association (FLA) and many of its stakeholders know all too well.

Lunes, Abril 8, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The Fair Labor Association, a joint effort of universities, civil society organizations and socially responsible companies dedicated to protecting workers’ rights around the world, announced today the appointment of three new members to its board of directors.  Each new member will represent a sector of the organization’s membership. The new members include a former child worker form Bangladesh, the retail and licensing expert at California State University, Long Beach, and the head of traceability for outdoor brand Patagonia.

Viernes, Abril 5, 2019

Labor rights organizations and footwear and apparel industry groups sent a letter to the Prime Minister of Cambodia noting the lack of progress that has been made since the Fair Labor Association, the American Apparel and Footwear Association and representatives from Adidas, H&M, New Balance, Nike, Puma, Under Armour, and VF Corp appealed to the government for improvements in labor rights in October 2018. In February 2019, the European Union is began proceedings to suspend Cambodia’s preferential trade status for the government’s failure to respect human and labor rights.

Lunes, Marzo 25, 2019

WASHINGTON – The Fair Labor Association (FLA) announced today that its board of directors voted to re-accredit Nike’s social compliance program, the third FLA accreditation for the company. Nike, Inc., is the world’s leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities is a multinational company headquartered near Beaverton, Ore., and an original FLA member company.

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