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Ethical Trade Initiative – for the workforce Course

Ethical Trade Initiative – for the workforce Course


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The ETI Base Code is founded on the conventions of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and is an internationally recognised code of good labour practice. It is viewed as a global reference standard and is widely used as a benchmark against which to conduct social audits and develop ethical trade action plans.

This course covers the follow sections:

The ETI Base Codes

  • Base Code 1: Employment is freely chosen
  • Forced Labour
  • What does the South African labour act and Basic conditions of employment act say?
  • Base Code 2:
  • Freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining are respected
  • What does the code say?
  • What is Recommended according to ILO?
  • What does the Law say?
  • Freedom of collective bargaining
  • What is a lock-out?
  • Picketing
  • What does the South African Law say?
  • ETI Base Code no 3: Working conditions are safe and hygienic
  • Employer and worker duties
  • Punishment
  • ETI Base Code no 4: Child labour shall not be used
  • What is the minimum age for employment in South Africa?
  • Regulations on minors and youth
  • What rights do 16 year olds have in South Africa?
  • What is work?
  • Child Trafficking
  • What is being done to help prevent Child Labour?
  • Regulations
  • Minimum age for employment – As per ILO
  • ETI Base Code no 5: Living wages are paid
  • Minimum wage in South Africa
  • Regular pay
  • Overtime
  • ETI Base Code no 6: Working hours are not excessive
  • Hours of work
  • Overtime
  • Compressed working week
  • Public holidays
  • Average hours of work
  • Meal intervals
  • Rest periods
  • Sundays
  • Night work
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