Troon Manufacturing in Nicaragua

Publication date: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Report type: 
Third Party Complaint
In August 2015, the FLA accepted a Third Party Complaint filed by the labor union Unidos en Victoria alleging freedom of association violations and improper dismissals at the factory Troon Manufacturing in Tipitapa, Nicaragua. The FLA accepted the case for review, informing adidas-Group, an FLA-affiliated company that sourced from the factory.

President's Report to the FLA Board of Directors, February 2016

Friday, February 19, 2016

New FLA President Sharon Waxman outlines three broad goals for the Fair Labor Association in 2016:

1) Strengthening Our Core Work
2) Building Toward the Future
3) Outward-Facing Initatives

"With a solid foundation of strang leadership and the indefatigable energy of the staff, the FLA is ready to ... build on the work of the past, and to usher in new ideas, new partnerships, and new ways of working together to advance the common goalswe share of improving working condiitions worldwide," says Waxman.  

Mongru Neckwear in Long island City, NY

Publication date: 
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Report type: 
Third Party Complaint
In May 2015, a representative of Workers United, the union that represents workers at the factory Mongru Neckwear, in Long Island City, New York, alleged that Category B Licensee Vineyard Vines had failed to remediate noncompliances identified by the FLA during an assessment conducted in December 2014.


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