Fairwear Foundation Information

About Fairwear Foundation

Fair Wear Foundation know there are better ways to make clothes. They want to see a world where the garment industry supports workers in realising their rights to safe, dignified, properly paid employment.

To do this, they focus on garment production, specifically sewing, cutting and trimming processes–the most labour intensive parts of the supply chain.

Code of Labour Practices

The core of this code is made up from eight labour standards derived from ILO Conventions and the UN’s Declaration on Human Rights. 

1. Employment is freely chosen

2. Freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining

3. There is no discrimination in employment

4. No exploitation of child labour

5. Payment of living wage

6. Reasonable hours of work

7. Safe and healthy working conditions

8. Legally binding employment relationship

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