Seattle Sports Factory Code of Conduct
Seattle Sports Co. is committed to promoting fair, safe, and non-discriminatory working environments for the workers producing our products. The Seattle Sports Co. Factory Code of Conduct supports this commitment and defines requirements for doing business with Seattle Sports Co. Our Code standards are based on International Labor Organization principles and internationally-accepted fair labor practices. Seattle Sports Co. monitors compliance to these standards and promotes a model of continuous improvement.
TRANSPARENCY Employers must provide Seattle Sports Co. with open and forthright communication about their business practices.
NON-DISCRIMINATION Employees will be considered for positions on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. Employers will not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, nationality, political opinion, social group, or ethnic origin.
HARASSMENT OR ABUSE Employers will not use physical or psychological disciplinary tactics. Furthermore, employers will not subject employees to threats of violence, sexual harassment, or psychological abuse.
RECRUITMEN T AND HIRING Voluntary Employment: Employers will not sue forced labor, including imprisonment, indentured, bonded, or any other form of compulsory labor. Minimum Hiring Age: Employers will not use persons younger than 16 years of age (or who are younger than school compulsory age, if that is older than 16 years) in any of their facilities.
HOURS OF WORK Working hours will not exceed 60 hours per week on a regularly scheduled basis (except under exceptional unforeseen circumstances) and will comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Where overtime is required, works must be compensated appropriately according to law. Workers will be entitled to one day off for every seven-day period worked.
COMPENSATION Employers will meet all legal requirements for wages and benefits in the country in which they are conduction business, or local industry standards, whichever are higher.
HEALTH AND SAFETY Employers will provide works with a safe and healthy work environment in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. The same standards will apply to residential facilities, where they are offered. ENVIRONMENT Employers will comply with all applicable environmental laws and regulations and adopt credible, proactive measures to mitigate negative impacts on human health and the environment.