There is no perfect factory or farm. Local issues and cultural norms - combined with global factors such as economic pressure and consumer demand - result in new and ever-changing threats to workers' rights each day. International supply chains are so complex that it would be impossible for any individual organization or person to solve these problems alone. FLA affiliates include companies, universities and civil society organizations that are committed to protecting workers' rights by promoting adherence to international labor standards. These diverse stakeholders draw on FLA's expertise and learn from each others' experiences to develop ethical and equitable supply chains. Learn more about the efforts of FLA affiliates below and see the impact of our work.
About the school's commitment to protecting workers' rights and the FLA Workplace Code of Conduct: In addition to any other monitoring provisions or practices which the University of Arizona my require, including but not limited to those developed by or to be developed by the FLA, CLC, or other programs in which the University elects to participate, the University further requires that as part of its overall Code compliance and monitoring program, licensees will accommodate unannounced visits to, and unannounced independent monitoring of, factories selected without the participatio
About the school's commitment to protecting workers' rights and the FLA Workplace Code of Conduct: UCLA is fully committed to protecting workers rights. In 1998, all ten UC campuses were among the first universities to adopt a Workplace Code of Conduct. UCLA works with the FLA on programs to assess the ability of its licensees to enforce the UC Code of Conduct and provide transparency on factories used to make licensed merchandise.
About the school's commitment to protecting workers' rights and the FLA Workplace Code of Conduct: University of California President Richard C. Atkinson has issued a strengthened Code of Conduct for companies that manufacture clothing and other products bearing the UC name, logos, or other trademarks. The code requires licensees and their contractors to pay a living wage, to comply with environmental and health and safety laws, and to not discriminate against employees on the basis of pregnancy or collective bargaining activity.