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Viernes, Julio 8, 2011
FactoryWorkers

Capacity building at the factory level is essential for sustainable compliance.

Martes, Junio 21, 2011

Washington, DC – On June 14, the Fair Labor Association (FLA) Board of Directors approved significant enhancements to the FLA Workplace Code of Conduct and Compliance Benchmarks, which will strengthen protection of workers’ rights. Six out of nine elements of the adopted Code are either new or revised, in areas ranging from hours of work and compensation to health, safety and environment.

Martes, Junio 21, 2011

FLA Board discusses Code of Conduct enhancements

Miércoles, Junio 15, 2011

On June 15, 2011, the FLA convened its third stakeholder forum on wages in Istanbul, Turkey, hosted by Participating Supplier Hey Tekstil.

Martes, Junio 7, 2011

On May 27, School House CEO Rachel Weeks visited FLA headquarters in Washington, D.C., to update staff on the development of her business and share lessons she learned while working in Sri Lanka to help ensure women were paid a living wage while producing School House apparel. School House was the first company to visit FLA’s new headquarters location, and staff gathered to hear Weeks’ story.

Viernes, Mayo 27, 2011

Photo courtesy of PUMA

Miércoles, Mayo 18, 2011

FLA’s progress tracking charts (PTCs) use key performance indicators to document and illustrate the impact of capacity building measures taken by a factory after receiving training in a certain area. For each FLA Toolbox – Hours of Work, Grievance Procedures, Fair Wages, etc. – a set of key indicators have been developed to collect quantitative data and a structured reporting sheet to collect qualitative information like opinions, feelings, and experiences from the workers and management.

Martes, Mayo 17, 2011

New Era SymposiumFLA participating company New Era Cap recently hosted its 2011 Supply Chain Partnership Symposium in Shanghai, China, which

Viernes, Mayo 6, 2011

The MFA Forum is wrapping up its work after more than 6 years of discussing and finalizing recommendations and examining the impact on apparel workers resulting from the end of the Multi-Fibre Arrangement quota system. As part of this group, FLA has worked with hundreds of other NGOs, trade unions, businesses, and others committed to promoting responsible competitiveness in key exporting countries in the expanding global marketplace.

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