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Fair Labor Association issues first public report; Global companies go public with independent audits of labor practices in factories around the world
Author: Fair Labor Association, Published on: 4 June 2003
The Fair Labor Association made public today findings from independent audits of seven major footwear and apparel companies, probing the protection of workers rights in the companies’ global operations on a factory-by-factory basis. FLA also issued its first annual public report on the companies’ monitoring and remediation efforts as they seek to come into compliance with FLA’s Workplace Code of Conduct. The companies included in this year’s report are adidas-Salomon, Eddie Bauer, Levi Strauss & Co., Liz Claiborne Inc., Nike Inc., Phillips-Van Heusen and Reebok International Ltd.