Spectra USA’s social compliance policy requires all of our suppliers to comply with at the following requirements:
No use of, or support for, child labor in any way.
Forced or Compulsory Labor
No use of, or support for, forced or compulsory labor. No required ‘deposits’ financial or otherwise from staff members; no withholding of salaries, benefits, property or documents to force personnel to continue work. Personnel must have the right to leave their employment premises after their workday ends, and personnel must be free to terminate their employment if they wish. Spectra does not support, nor use any agencies which deal in human trafficking
Health & Safety
Spectra’s agents and suppliers must provide a safe and healthy workplace; prevent potential occupational accidents; provide personal protection equipment and medical attention in event of work-related injury. Spectra expects them to provide hygienic toilet facilities, potable water, sanitary food storage facilities and to protect a worker’s right to remove themselves from imminent danger.
Spectra USA respects the right of personnel to earn a living wage. All workers must be paid, at least, the legal minimum wage.
Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining
Spectra respects the right of workers to form, and join, trade union organizations and to bargain collectively. All personnel of Spectra USA and it’s agents and suppliers must be free to organize trade unions of their choice and bargain collectively with their employer.
Spectra and its agents and suppliers aim to treat all personnel with dignity and respect; with a zero-tolerance policy for corporal punishment, and/or mental or physical abuse of their personnel. Working hours are to comply with local land federal aws and standards of industry.
Spectra USA and its agents and suppliers are to ensure that no discrimination based on race, national or social origin, caste, birth, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union membership, political opinion nor age is prevalent in their organization. No discriminatory practices in hiring, remuneration, access to training, promotion, termination, or retirement will be tolerated. Further, no interference with the exercise and practice of personnel tenets is permitted. The prohibition of threatening, abusive, exploitative, coercive behavior in the workplace as well as any form of pregnancy or virginity testing is prohibited.