In December of 2016 the Fair Labor Association (FLA) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) jointly hosted a roundtable meeting in Istanbul, Turkey to discuss the challenges and opportunities of integrating Syrian refugees into the Turkish labor market. The roundtable attracted 120 participants from international brands sourcing from Turkey, local manufacturers, international and local trade unions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), workers’ rights organizations, municipalities, and representatives from Turkish Ministry of Labor & Social Security and the Ministry of the Interior.
“As a rapidly-growing brand, we look forward to leveraging the FLA social compliance program framework to develop and operationalize a best-in-class program that upholds labor standards along our global supply chain. The FLA provides us a platform to collaborate with like-minded brands to establish social compliance best practices for the apparel and footwear industry.”
Products Covered by FLA Affiliation: All Fanatics Branded and RNL products.
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