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WORKPLACE CODE OF CONDUCT

We are committed to providing our customers with the highest quality of products and a remarkable customer experience, operating the business in an ethical and lawful manner, and ensuring that the workplace in which our products and services are created are healthy and safe environments and provide for the ethical and respectful treatment of workers.

 

EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP:

Employers shall adopt and adhere to rules and conditions of employment that respect workers and, at a minimum, safeguard their rights under national and international labor and social security laws and regulations.

 

NONDISCRIMINATION:

No person shall be subject to any discrimination in employment, including hiring, compensation, advancement, discipline, termination, or retirement, on the basis of gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, nationality, political opinion, social group or ethnic origin.

 

HARASSMENT OR ABUSE:

Every employee shall be treated with respect and dignity. No employee shall be subject to any physical, sexual, psychological, or verbal harassment or abuse.

 

FORCED LABOR:

There shall be no use of forced labor, including prison labor, indentured labor, bonded labor, or other forms of forced labor.

 

CHILD LABOR:

No person shall be employed under the age of 15 or under the age for completion of compulsory education, whichever is higher.

 

FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING:

Employers shall recognize and respect the right of employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining.

 

HEALTH, SAFETY, AND ENVIRONMENT:

Employers shall provide a safe and healthy workplace setting to prevent accidents and injury to health arising out of, linked with, or occurring in the course of work or as a result of the operation of employers’ facilities. Employers shall adopt responsible measures to mitigate negative impacts that the workplace has on the environment.

 

HOURS OF WORK:

Employers shall not require workers to work more than the regular and overtime hours allowed by the law of the country where the workers are employed. All overtime work shall be consensual. Employers shall not request overtime on a regular basis and shall compensate all overtime work at a premium rate. Other than in exceptional circumstances, the sum of regular and overtime hours in a week shall not exceed 60 hours.

 

COMPENSATION:

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. Employers shall pay at least the minimum wage or the appropriate prevailing wage, whichever is higher, comply with all legal requirements on wages, and provide any benefits required by law or contract. Where compensation does not meet workers’ basic needs and provide some discretionary income, each employer shall work with the FLA to take appropriate actions that seek to progressively realize a level of compensation that does.

 

 

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