Electronics and ICT hardware Question 3

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Question

Does the brand’s (company’s) CoC include at least 3 of the following workers rights: 1. a formally registered employment relationship 2. a maximum working week of 48 hours with voluntary paid overtime of 12 hours maximum 3. a sufficient living wage 4. to form and join labor unions and bargain collectively; and in those situations where these rights are restricted under law, to develop parallel means?

  • Dutch version: Bevat de Code of Conduct minimaal drie van de volgende arbeidsrechten: 1. een wettige arbeidsovereenkomst 2. een werkweek van maximaal 48 uren met vrijwillige, betaalde overuren tot 12 uren maximaal, 3. een leefbaar loon en 4. om te organiseren in een vakbond en collectief te onderhandelen en gelijksoortige oplossingen te ontwikkelen wanneer deze rechten door de wet worden beperkt?
  • German version: Schließt der Verhaltenskodex wenigstens drei der folgenden Rechte ein: 1) ein offizielles Beschäftigungsverhältnis; 2) eine Arbeitswoche von max. 60 Stunden inkl. bezahlte Überstunden; 3) ein Lohn, der die Lebenshaltung deckt; 4) das Recht, eine Gewerkschaft zu gründen oder einer beizutreten, um gemeinsame Tarifverhandlungen durchführen zu können. Sollten diese Rechte gesetzlich eingeschränkt sein, schließt der Verhaltenskodex des Unternehmens das Recht ein, vergleichsweise Mittel zu fördern?

References and Guidelines

See Generic Labour Conditions Question 4 and Generic Labour Conditions Question 5.

Ranking guidelines

Only reward a ‘Yes’ if at least three of these standards are clearly mentioned.

Specific guidelines for the Electronics sector:

‘No’:

  • In the EICC CoC: 1. Not mentioned; 2. No, maximum working week is 60 hours (including overtime), 'except in emergency cases and unusual situations', which can mean anything; 3. No, it mentions the legal minimum wage, not living wage, 4. No, Freedom of association is mentioned, but nothing found about situations in which this right is restricted by law (see page 2/3). [1]
  • In the CECED CoC: 1. Not mentioned; 2. No, maximum working week is 60 hours (including overtime), 'except under extraordinary business circumstances', which can mean anything; 3. No, mentioning of legal wage, not living wage 4. No, Freedom of association is mentioned, but nothing found about situations in which this right is restricted by law (see page 3). [2]
  • In FLA Workplace Code of Conduct: 1. Not mentioned; 2. No, maximum working week is 48 hours and a maximum of 12 overtime, 'except under extraordinary business circumstances', which can mean anything; 3. No, it mentions legal minimum and industry wages, not living wage; 4. Freedom of association is mentioned, but nothing found about situations in which this right is restricted by law. [3]
  • In [Brand]'s CoC: 1. Not mentioned; 2. No, maximum working week is [..]. hours, but hours of overtime are not specified and it is not clear whether [overtime is voluntary / overtime may be mandatory] OR No, supplier must comply with applicable laws and regulations regarding work hours, but maximum workweek and hours of overtime is not specified / may be mandatory / Only compliance with local laws mentioned]; 3. No, mentioning of [minimum wage / legal wage / industry wage, not living wage] / Only compliance with local laws mentioned (see link/page ...).