The Code may be voluntarily adopted by any business in the electronics sector and subsequently applied by that business to its supply chain and subcontractors.
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Any permission to use the codes must be sought from the individual Electronic industry code of conduct directly. Code of Conduct The Electronic Industry Code of Conduct outlines standards to ensure that working conditions in the electronics industry supply chain are safe, that workers are treated with respect and dignity, and that manufacturing processes are environmentally responsible.
The Code may be voluntarily adopted by any business in the electronics sector and subsequently applied by that business to its supply chain and subcontractors. To adopt the Code and become a participant "Participant"a business shall declare it support for the Code and seek to conform to the Code and its standards in accordance with a management system as set forth in the Code.
For the Code to be successful, it is acknowledged that Participants should regard thecode as a total supply chain initiative. At a minimum, participants shall require its nexttier suppliers to acknowledge and implement the Code. Fundamental to adopting the Code is the understanding that a business, in all of its activities, must operate in full compliance with the laws, rules and regulations of the 1 countries in which it operates.
The Code encourages Participants to go beyond legal compliance, drawing upon internationally recognized standards, in order to advanced social and environmental responsibility. The Code is made up of five sections.
Section D outlines the elements of an acceptable system to manage conformity to this Code.
Section E adds standards relating to business ethics. LABOR Participants are committed to uphold the human rights of workers, and to treat them with dignity and respect as understood by the international community.
The labor standards are: Freely Chosen Employment Forced, bonded or indentured labor or involuntary prison labor is not to be used. All work will be voluntary, and workers should be free to leave upon reasonable notice. Workers shall not be required to hand over government-issued identification, passports or work permits as a condition of employment.
Child Labor Avoidance Child labor is not to be used in any stage of manufacturing. The use of legitimate workplace apprenticeship programs, which comply with all laws and regulations, is supported.
Workers under the age of 18 should not perform hazardous work and may be restricted from night work with consideration given to educational needs.
Working Hours Studies of business practices clearly link worker strain to reduced productivity,increased turnover and increased injury and illness. Workweeks are not to exceed the maximum set by local law. Workers shall be allowed at least one day off per seven-day week. Wages and Benefits Compensation paid to workers shall comply with all applicable wage laws,including those relating to minimum wages, overtime hours and legally mandated benefits.
In compliance with local laws, workers shall be compensated for overtime at pay rates greater than regular hourly rates. Deductions from wages asa disciplinary measure shall not be permitted. The basis on which workers are being paid is to be provided in a timely manner via pay stub or similar documentation.
Humane Treatment There is to be no harsh and inhumane treatment, including any sexual harassment,sexual abuse, corporal punishment, mental or physical coercion or verbal abuse of workers: Non-Discrimination Participants should be committed to a workforce free of harassment and unlawful discrimination.
Companies shall not engage in discrimination based on race, color,age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, religion, politicalaffiliation, union membership or marital status in hiring and employment practices such as promotions, rewards, and access to training.
In addition, workers or potential workers should not be subjected to medical tests that could be used in a discriminatory way.
Freedom of Association Open communication and direct engagement between workers and management are the most effective ways to resolve workplace and compensation issues.
Participants are to respect the rights of workers to associate freely, join or not joinlabor unions, seek representation, join workers? Workers shall be able to communicate openly with management regarding working conditions without fear of reprisal, intimidation or harassment. Participants also recognize that ongoing worker input and education is key to identifying and solving health and safety issues in the workplace.
The health and safety standards are: Occupational Safety Worker exposure to potential safety hazards e. Where hazards cannot be adequately controlled by these means, workers are to be provided with appropriate personal protective equipment.
Workers shall not be disciplined for raising safety concerns. Emergency Preparedness Emergency situations and events are to be identified and assessed, and their impact minimized by implementing emergency plans and response procedures,including: Occupational Injury and Illness Procedures and systems are to be in place to manage, track and report occupational injury and illness, including provisions to: Industrial Hygiene Worker exposure to chemical, biological and physical agents is to be identified,evaluated, and controlled.5 ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH & SAFETY REPORT LOGITECH’S COMMITMENT TO THE EICC ELECTRONIC INDUSTRY CODE OF CONDUCT ENGAGE WITH STAKEHOLDERS The EICC solicits feedback from external stakeholders to inform its.
Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition Code of Conduct v 2 A. LABOR Participants are committed to uphold the human rights of workers, and to treat them with.
lausannecongress2018.com acknowledges and strives to abide by the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) Code of Conduct, (formerly the EICC, (Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition).“The RBA Code of Conduct is a set of standards on social, environmental and ethical issues in the electronics industry .
The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition® (EICC®) Code of Conduct establishes standards to ensure that working conditions in the electronics industry supply chain are safe, that workers are treated with respect and dignity, and that business operations are environmentally responsible and conducted ethically.
Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition In , IBM created and deployed its unified set of Supplier Conduct Principles covering provisions of labor, health and .
While the Code of Conduct originated with the electronics industry in mind, it is applicable to and used by many industries beyond electronics. The RBA Code of Conduct version was ratified in and went into effect on April 1,