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Last year, Apple joined the Fair Labor Association, which was contracted by the company to monitor the Chinese factories that produce its goods to ensure suitable working environments.
Nestle is working with the Fair Labor Association to examine its supply chain for child labor.
He told The New York Times in February that the Fair Labor Association was "largely a fig leaf" The 1999-founded association, the child of 200 universities and nonprofits plus corporations such as Nike and Liz Claiborne, wanted to end the sweatshop accusations.
Last week Apple announced that it is working with the Fair Labor Association to audit its suppliers, including Foxconn, to ensure proper working practices.
The volume is divided into sections covering trans-governmental networks, arbitration bodies, multi-stakeholder initiatives, voluntary regulations, and finance mechanisms, and individual papers address topics such as the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, transnational commercial arbitrations, fair labor associations, the Forrest Stewardship Council, and the United Nations Global Compact.
; and Auret Van Heerden (president and CEO, Fair Labor Association, Washington, D.
WASHINGTON, December 3 /PRNewswire/ -- - FLA Factory Monitoring and Other Programs - Reveal Continued Growth in Commitment to Workers' Rights The Fair Labor Association (FLA) today released its 2007 annual public report, which offers a wealth of data from nearly 150 surprise factory inspections conducted by independent auditors during 2006, detailed information on the labor compliance programs of 38 affiliated companies, and a look at several parts of the FLA program, including updates on special projects and the FLA's new Enhanced Licensee program.
Many students denounce the Fair Labor Association (148 colleges and universities are members) because its board includes representatives from six clothing manufacturers, who together can effectively block any plans to change the group's charter.