Better Work Lesotho
Major findings resulting from the analysis of aggregated data in this report are as follows:
Assessed factories performed well with respect to international core labour standards:
♦ Child Labour: There was no finding under Child Labour.
♦ Discrimination: No findings were reported for Discrimination based on race and origin, religion and political opinion, gender or on the grounds of a worker’s perceived or real HIV status.
♦ Forced Labour: There was no finding under Forced Labour.
♦ Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining: Findings under this cluster were mostly reported for the Interference and Discrimination CP and affected workers in three factories. In one factory, unions were denied access to visit their members, and in another, workers were intimidated by disciplinary measures to prevent them from participating in a strike. The third factory failed to implement the provisions of a collective agreement it had in place with one union.
Compliance synthesis reports for each of its country programmes, presenting analysis of non-compliance at the aggregate level. The goal of these reports is to provide transparent information for all programme stakeholders regarding working conditions in the factories participating in the programme.