2. Online-Konsultation

Bewerten Sie hier den überarbeiteten Entwurf der neuen Mindestkriterien für Textilstandards. Die zweite Konsultationsphase läuft vom 07. Dezember 2018 bis zum 20. Januar 2019.

Der hier dargestellte überarbeitete Entwurf der Mindestkriterien für Textilstandards in den Bereichen Umwelt und Soziales enthält die Kommentare der 1. Online-Konsultation sowie die Ergebnisse des Präsenzworkshops in Berlin. Nun würden wir gerne von Ihnen wissen, ob Ihrer Ansicht nach die Anregungen aus der bisherigen Konsultation angemessen berücksichtigt werden.

Zustimmung können Sie über den „Daumen hoch“-Button, Ablehnung über den
„Daumen runter“-Button äußern und außerdem, wenn gewünscht, Ihre Einstellung im Kommentarfeld begründen.

Die Ergebnisse des Stakeholder Workshops in Form eines „Fotokolls“ finden Sie hier unterteilt in Umweltkriterien und Sozialkriterien .

In diesem finalen Begleitdokument des Öko-Instituts zur Überarbeitung der Mindestkriterien im Bereich Umwelt finden Sie weitere Hintergrundinformationen.

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Kapitelübersicht

Sozial-Mindestkriterien

Der zweite Entwurf der Sozial-Mindestkriterien ist eine überarbeitete Version des ersten Entwurfs. Er enthält die in der 1. Online-Konsultation eingegangenen Kommentare sowie die Ergebnisse des Stakeholder Workshops.

Kategorie: Basic Labour Rights

Freedom of Association (LR16) (0 Kommentare)

Criteria question

Does the standard include criteria on Freedom of Association (FoA) and the right to organize as defined under ILO 87?

Guidance

According to ILO 87, workers and employers, without distinction whatsoever, shall have the right to establish and, subject only to the rules of the organisation concerned, to join organisations of their own choosing without previous authorisation (Article 2). In countries, which have not ratified ILO 87 or 98 and/or nat...

Kategorie: Basic Labour Rights

Collective bargaining (LR17) (0 Kommentare)

Criteria question

Does the standard include criteria on the right to collective bargaining (CB), as laid down by ILO 98?

Guidance

This criterion refers to the right for the group to take collective action to pursue the interests of the group without fear of discrimination or retaliation. Where restricted under law, other means of collective negotiation must be allowed.

To achieve compliance with DoI 1, standards must include criteria on CB as defined und...

Kategorie: Basic Labour Rights

Forced labour (LR13) (0 Kommentare)

Criteria question

Does the standard prohibit forced and compulsory labour as defined under ILO 29 and ILO 105?

Guidance

This includes any types of forced and compulsory labour as defined under ILO 29 and ILO 105, including bonded labour and slavery.

Two elements characterise forced or compulsory labour:

          - Threat of penalty, and

          - ...

Kategorie: Basic Labour Rights

Minimum age (LR04) (0 Kommentare)

Criteria question

Does the standard include criteria on minimum age for employment as defined under ILO 138?

Guidance

Only standards that include the requirements (including exceptions) set out by ILO convention 138 with regard to minimum age will be recognised: general minimum age for admission to employment or work is set at 15 years (13 for light work), the minimum age for hazardous work at 18 (16 under certain strict conditions). It provides for the possibil...

Kategorie: Basic Labour Rights

Worst forms of child labour / ILO 182 (LR05) (0 Kommentare)

Criteria question

Does the standard cover requirements on the prevention of the worst forms of child labour as defined under ILO 182?

Guidance

Worst forms of child labour comprises:

(a) all forms of slavery or practices similar to slavery, such as the sale and trafficking of children, debt bondage and serfdom and forced or compulsory labour, including forced or compulsory recruitment of children for use in armed conflict;

...

Kategorie: Basic Labour Rights

Maternity protection (HR23) (0 Kommentare)

Criteria question

Does the standard include criteria on the right to maternity protection?

Guidance

The criterion refers to compliance with national law and provisions of ILO 183. (In cases where ILO norm and national law differ, the stricter rule shall apply.)

To achieve Partial Compliance (DoI 1), the standard must adhere to national law in regards to maternity leave, health protection, employment protection, non-discrimination, and benefits (and must ...

Kategorie: Basic Labour Rights

Non-discrimination (HR19) (0 Kommentare)


HR21 aus dem ersten Entwurf wurde in HR19 integriert.

Criteria question

Does the standard include criteria on non-discrimination in the workplace, as defined under ILO 111 and ILO 100?

Guidance

To achieve compliance with DoI 1, the standard must include cr...

Kategorie: Basic Labour Rights

Legal minimum wage (LR09) (4 Kommentare)

Criteria question

Does the standard require paying legal minimum wages?

Guidance

To achieve compliance with DoI 1, the standard must require that wages must meet at least legal or industry standard (if higher) and should be paid in a timely manner. By no means, the employer can deduct salary from workers, e.g.:

  • Fees are levied to reduce the actual payment
  • Fees are used as an indirect way to transfer money back to the employer (German: "L...

Kategorie: Basic Labour Rights

Working hours and paid overtime (LR19) (0 Kommentare)

Criteria question

Does the standard include criteria on working hours and paid overtime, as defined under ILO 1?

Guidance

The ILO specifications on working hours differ from sector to sector. For industrial work, the specifications of ILO 1 should be used as guidance. These include 1) normal maximum working hours excluding overtime < 48h/ week; 2) one day off every 6 days; 3) overtime is voluntary and paid/ compensated with a rate of at least 125% of the regu...

Kategorie: Basic Labour Rights

Sub-contractors (LR02) (0 Kommentare)

Criteria question

Does the standard ensure that the same workers’ rights and HSE measures apply to sub-contracted parties?

Guidance

Sub-contracting refers to outsourced or sub-contracted labour from employment agencies as opposed to a formal employee relationship with formal rights and protections. These sub-contracted workers need to be granted the same rights as formal employees and producers shall not use sub-contracted labour to avoid their obligations...

Kategorie: Basic Labour Rights

Labour contracts (LR20) (1 Kommentar)

Criteria question

Does the standard include criteria on the establishment of labour contracts compliant with national legal requirements?

Guidance

Every worker (also temporary, seasonal / part-time, home workers) should have a contract. Employment contracts shall be

  • documented
  • in a language that the worker can understand
  • be made available to both parties.

To achieve compliance with DoI 1, the standard must inclu...

Kategorie: Health and safety for workers

Harassment and abuse (LR14) (0 Kommentare)

Criteria question

Does the standard prohibit harassment or abuse of workers?

Guidance

To achieve compliance with DoI 1, the standard prohibits all forms of physical or verbal abuse, intimidation, sexual harassment, and abusive punishments or discipline.

To achieve compliance with DoI 2, the standard promotes and/or verifies the existence of proactive measures, e.g.

  • Educational or awareness raising activities and means (brochures, trainings...

Kategorie: Health and safety for workers

Occupational health and safety (LR39) (1 Kommentar)

Criteria question

Does the standard include criteria on occupational health and safety, as defined under ILO 155?

Guidance

The standard follows provisions of ILO 155, particularly section IV.

This said, to achieve Partial Compliance (DoI 1), the following must be addressed by the standard and respective verification measures must be defined:

  • Workplaces, machinery, equipment are safe and without risk to health.
  • Chemical, physical ...

Kategorie: Health and safety for workers

Workplace environment (LR25) (2 Kommentare)

Criteria question

Does the standard include requirements on conditions in the workplace environment

Guidance

To achieve compliance with DoI 1, the standard must include requirements on proper lighting and space, maximum temperature, adequate ventilation and air circulation, noise levels, and ergonomics.

To achieve compliance with DoI 2, the standard must promote or verify the existence of proactive measures, e.g. ergonomic coaching / trainings.

...

Kategorie: Health and safety for workers

Potable water and hygienic conditions (LR30) (1 Kommentar)


LR30 und LR31 wurden in einem Kriterium zusammengeführt.

Criteria question

Does the standard require that workers have access to safe drinking water and functional sanitation facilities?

Guidance

To achieve compliance with DoI 1, the standard must req...

Kategorie: Health and safety for workers

Building safety (LR32) (0 Kommentare)

Criteria question

Does the standard include criteria on building safety?

Guidance

To achieve compliance with DoI 1, the standard must include criteria on:

  • Electrical installations (e.g. isolation of cables)
  • Fire-preparedness, on the availability and accessibility of firefighting equipment (e.g. fire extinguishers, fire hoses)
  • Availability or accessibility of emergency exits and escape routes and the implementation of evacuation...

Kategorie: Business practice and ethical issues

Business Legality (EC06) (0 Kommentare)

Criteria question

Does the standard include criteria on business legality?

Guidance

To achieve compliance with DoI 1, the standard must assess business legality for certificate holders, e.g. checking all permits that are required by law (national, regional, local).

To achieve compliance with DoI 2, the standard must assess and verify that the certificate holder has a due diligence process to assess business legality of their business partners.  ...