FLA’s Fair Labor Code mandates that every worker has a right to compensation for a regular work week that is sufficient to meet the worker’s basic needs and provide some discretionary income.
FLA and its stakeholders—buyers, suppliers, labor rights organizations, and universities—are part of a global effort to improve workers’ compensation.
Workers in global supply chains often earn poverty-level wages that are not sufficient to support themselves or their families, and the FLA is committed to addressing this urgent issue.
FLA’s vision is that workers in affiliate supply chains will earn compensation that is sufficient to meet their basic needs and have some discretionary income.
Our 2020 Fair Compensation Strategy charts a path toward this goal. The plan includes an overview of the organizational commitment to fair compensation and includes the goals, tactics, and timelines for these efforts.
See how members are meeting living wage commitments
Fair compensation strategy status: fair compensation blueprint
Fair compensation strategy status: wage data collection
Fair compensation strategy status: public commitment
FLA living wage projects
Fair Compensation Toolkit
FLA's living wage resources show companies the gap between what workers earn and what they need.
Classy Awards recognition
FLA’s living wage tools earned a 2021 Social Innovation Award.
The Fair Compensation Toolkit help businesses in the fashion industry illustrate the gap between actual and living wages and measure progress over time.
Fair compensation news from FLA
Fair Labor Highlights — September 2023September 21, 2023 View Fair Labor Highlights — September 2023
G20 leaders: Focus on lifting citizens out of poverty through decent jobs and living wagesSeptember 8, 2023 View G20 leaders: Focus on lifting citizens out of poverty through decent jobs and living wages
FLA joins amfori, Ethical Trading Initiative, Fair Wear, and Mondiaal FNV to support increased minimum wage for garment workers in BangladeshAugust 30, 2023 View FLA joins amfori, Ethical Trading Initiative, Fair Wear, and Mondiaal FNV to support increased minimum wage for garment workers in Bangladesh