We recognize all human beings have the right to pursue both material well-being and spiritual development with freedom and dignity, economic security and equal opportunity. All people seeking employment at Vuori factories shall be considered without the distinction or preference of race, color, gender, age, maturity, marital status, creed, religion, political opinion or social origin. Migrant, temporary and seasonal workers shall receive the same protection as annual staff. Vendors shall employ workers solely on the basis of their ability to do the job. Vuori will not tolerate discrimination of any kind and will result in a re-evaluation of the partnership.
Vendors will treat employees fairly with respect and dignity, and, therefore, are not allowed to use any form of physical, sexual, psychological, or verbal abuse and/or harassment. Employees shall not be subject to monetary fines or embarrassing acts as a means of discipline.
Vendors are not permitted to subcontract Vuori manufacturing out to third parties without our written consent. We understand that there will be times when sub-contracting is a necessary advantage to producing an order on time, so in the event Vuori does approve a subcontract relationship, all subcontractors must meet the standards outlined in this Vendor Code of Conduct.
Law & Code Compliance
All Vuori manufacturing partners are required to adhere to local labor law and regulations including those at the federal, state and community levels. Labor laws shall be made available to workers in a language they understand. If no clear labor law or code is available, the factory shall communicate this to Vuori and adopt the highest standard available by International Labor Standards.
Health & Safety
Employers set the tone for the safe and healthy operation of the manufacturing facility. All workers have the right to be protected from injury, sickness and diseases in the workplace regardless of their position within the company. Workers shall have access to safety and occupational hazard training upon initial employment and annual review of training thereafter. Women who are pregnant will not be required to do work that is prejudicial to the health of the mother or child. All employees shall have the right to report any grievances to an authority or body so that the facility may review process in a timely manner. There shall be zero tolerance for intimidation or retaliation towards employees when matters are under review.
Dormitory facilities, if provided, must meet all applicable laws and regulations related to health and safety, including fire safety, sanitation, risk protection, and electrical, mechanical and structural safety. Sleeping quarters must be segregated by gender. Living space per employee in the sleeping quarters must meet both the minimum legal requirement, and the local industry standard. Employees must be provided their own individual mats or beds. Dormitory facilities must be well ventilated. There must be windows to the outside, and air conditioners or heaters in all sleeping rooms for adequate circulation, ventilation, and temperature control. Employees must be provided their own storage space for clothing and personal possessions. Sleeping quarters must have adequate lighting. Sufficient toilets and showers must be segregated by gender, and provided in safe, sanitary, accessible, and private areas. Potable water or facilities to boil water must be made available to dormitory residents. Residents must be free to come and go during their off-hours, under reasonable limitations imposed for their safety and comfort/p>
International Trade / Customs
Vendors will comply with all applicable customs and laws, both local and international, and take all necessary steps to prevent illegal transshipment of products and non-manifested cargo including weapons, illegal aliens, drugs and other contraband.