Initial assessment results highlighted the following:
♦ Child Labour: There were three findings under the child labour cluster related to employers not having a system in place to verify the age of workers prior to hiring.
♦ Discrimination: most factories (92%) are non-compliant in this cluster due to not recruiting at least 1% of their workers being people with disabilities.
♦ Forced Labour: no evidence was found
♦ Collective Bargaining: the main issues were that workers were not informed about the contents of the agreements, employers do not implement agreements and/or the agreement had conditions that were less favorable than the law
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.