|One of our Fair Trade Factories
SRI NIDHI AND CO, TIRUPUR – INDIA
|Minimum Wages||Our minimum wages range from 160-420 INR. 200% more than the government minimum wages and 20% more than standard factories||150-400INR. Also some of this factories are contracted through the government, which pays 150-200INR.|
|Workers Future||Our Workers are employed from long time. Their abilities are nurtured and their skills improved.||Workers have to shift from one work place to other in search of better wages & better working condition.|
|Working Conditions||- 8 hours per day + 2 hrs of OT with a rate up to 2 times the normal rate. Max 60 hours a week and 1 day off after every 6 days.
- The Factory are well lit and the working condition is not compromised
|- 9-10 hours & there is no limit to overtime. Workers are also called on the 7th day & the payment structure is not fixed.
- Every inch of the space is used by the manufactures to increase output
|Working Transparency||A client can walk in & interview the condition of the workers.
||Every question is replied only by the management, Suspicion & Secrecy is the norm.
|Respect with the Environment||Azo free Chemicals are used, chemical waste are treated by zero discharge treatment plants & purified waters are used as recycled process.
Waste fabric are recycled & used to re produce yarn & used to make floor mats by selling the same to the agents.
|No standards are set in terms of environmental friendly processes. recycling, chemicals and waste is processed just based on how cheap it can be.|