The Fair Labor Association joined with six international organizations to call on the government of Bangladesh to improve and ensure worker safety in the Bangladeshi ready-made garment sector in a letter to the nation's prime minister.
Vetta Brands achieves first-time FLA accreditation
WASHINGTON, DC – The Fair Labor Association (FLA) announced today the accreditation of apparel company Vetta Brands’ social compliance program, verifying that the company has policies and practices in place to monitor and remediate labor abuses in its global supply chain.
Vetta is now part of FLA’s 33-member network of accredited companies, which includes Adidas, Hanes, and Nike. The assessment report for Vetta Brands is published here.
FLA reaccredits the New Balance social compliance program
WASHINGTON, DC – The Fair Labor Association (FLA) announced today the reaccreditation of the New Balance social compliance program, confirming that the company has policies and practices in place to monitor and remediate labor abuses in its global supply chain.
November 6, 2018 – Malaysia and Indonesia are leading producers of palm oil, together accounting for 86 percent of global production and employing nearly 3.5 million workers, largely migrants from poorer neighbouring regions and countries.
A new report from the Fair Labor Association, commissioned by The Consumer Goods Forum’s Palm Oil Working Group, seeks to understand the forced labor risks across the sector in both countries and examine the role that consumer goods companies can play in bringing an end to the issue.