Supply Chain Innovation

Paxar Factory in Turkey

Publication date: 
Friday, June 23, 2006

On June 23, 2006, FLA published a report on the Third Party Complaint (3PC) filed by the Turkish Textile Workers Trade Union (TEKSIF) alleging freedom of association and collective bargaining issues, specifically alleging management's refusal to enter into collective bargaining negotiations and intimidating workers, including unjustly dismissing workers for union activity, at the Paxar factory in Turkey. Due to the specifics of the case, the FLA appointed Vic Thorpe to liaise with the various parties and to assess the dialogue process in the dispute. In February 2007 a collective bargaining agreement was signed between Paxar and TEKSIF

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