- Direct suppliers annually receive copies of the Supplier Citizenship Policy and many suppliers post the Policy on site at their various locations.
- 2. Child Labor
All workers must meet or exceed the local minimum age law requirements, but in no event shall workers be employed who are under 15 years of age or under the age for completion of compulsory education, whichever is higher. Depending on the nature of the work being performed, the supplier may seek to limit employment to workers over 18 years of age.
- 3. Forced Labor
The supplier will not allow the use of bonded or involuntary prison labor, indentured labor, or other forms of forced labor.
- 6. Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
Suppliers must recognize and respect their employees’ rights to freedom of association and to enter into collective bargaining units.
- 8. Wages and Benefits
The wages and benefits offered to employees must meet or exceed the local legal minimum laws and standards. Total compensation should be sufficient to meet the employees’ basic needs and provide some discretionary income. Where total compensation does not meet worker’s basic needs and provide some discretionary income, the Supplier shall consider actions that seek to progressively realize a level of compensation that does.