Fair Labor Association's first report details factory labour abuses & steps by companies to address them (Adidas, Levi Strauss, Nike, Reebok, Eddie Bauer, Liz Claiborne, Phillips-Van Heusen)

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5 June 2003

Monitoring group finds worker abuse - Overseas factories make big-name brands

Author: Adam Geller, Associated Press

Workers in some overseas factories making products for Adidas, Levi's, Reebok and other international brands were forced to work overtime against their will and fired after becoming pregnant or trying to form a union, according to a report compiled with the companies' cooperation. The report, released yesterday, is the first from the Fair Labor Association,

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4 June 2003

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

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.

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4 June 2003

Footwear and apparel firms in accountability drive

Author: Vanessa Valkin, Financial Times

The FLA [Fair Labor Association] sent independent monitors on 185 visits to factories in 2001 and 2002.

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4 June 2003

Major Shoe and Clothing Companies Publish Rights Audits of Their Overseas Factories on the Internet - LCHR Welcomes Public Reports and Commends Seven Companies for the Milestone in Corporate Social Responsibility

Author: Lawyers Committee for Human Rights

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4 June 2003

Nike and Others Increase Transparency into Their Global Labor Practices

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

The Fair Labor Association releases a report today on the internal and independent external monitoring of apparel and footwear manufacturers' global labor practices.

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Article
1 June 2003

full report: "Fair Labor Association First Public Report: Towards Improving Workers' Lives - August 1, 2001-July 31, 2002"

Author: Fair Labor Association

[report refers to Adidas, Levi Strauss, Nike, Reebok, Eddie Bauer, Liz Claiborne, Phillips-Van Heusen][this link connects to Fair Labor Association's "Public Reporting" webpage; click the red "GO TO PUBLIC REPORTING" link on that page, then on the next page click the "Report" link at bottom]

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