Investigation

Tecnotex factory in Nicaragua

Publication date: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Report type: 
Investigation
On March 20, 2013, FLA commissioned Comisión para la Verificación de Códigos de Conducta (COVERCO) to investigate incidents of violence against workers and allegations that their freedom of association rights had been violated at the Tecnotex factory in Nicaragua.

Century Miracle factory in Jordan

Publication date: 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Report type: 
Investigation
Yee Tung Garment Company Ltd. (Yee Tung Group), headquartered in Hong Kong, is an FLA Participating Supplier. Among the factories owned by Yee Tung Group is Century Miracle Ltd. (Century Miracle), located in the Al Hassan Industrial Estate, Ramtha, Jordan. The factory produces knits and t-shirts for several international buyers. In early 2013, the international press began to report on clashes at the factory involving migrant Burmese workers and concerns about their safety.

E Garment factory in Cambodia

Publication date: 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Report type: 
Investigation
In mid-March 2013, the Fair Labor Association (FLA) engaged Veasna Nuon, an independent expert on Cambodian industrial relations, to investigate allegations of freedom of association violations at the E Garment factory in Cambodia by the Worker Rights Consortium. E Garment is owned and operated by FLA Participating Supplier Yee Tung Group; Category B Licensee VF Corporation sources from the factory.

Foxconn Verification Status Report

Publication date: 
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Report type: 
Investigation
In February 2012, FLA assessed working conditions and the treatment of workers at three Chinese factories manufacturing Apple products, which are owned and operated by Foxconn. FLA returned to the facilities from June 25 to July 6 2012 to verify the implementation status of remedial action items through June 30.

Ozak Tekstil in Turkey

Publication date: 
Friday, March 16, 2012
Report type: 
Investigation
The Board of Directors of the Fair Labor Association (FLA) provisionally approved the application of Ozak Tekstil Konfeksiyon Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (“Ozak Tekstil”) to become a Participating Supplier on June 14, 2011, contingent on the fulfillment of several administrative requirements for affiliation set out by the FLA Board. Because the company did not fulfill these requirements, Ozak Tekstil did not become an FLA Participating Supplier.

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