Glossary

If you feel that the world of Fair Trade has its very own language – do not worry! With this glossary we would like to guide you through the specific technical terms used by FLOCERT, Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO).

Workers Committee

A workers’ committee is a group of elected worker representatives not affiliated to any of the registered unions in the sector that deals with workers’ rights and working conditions (see ILO convention 135 for a detailed definition).

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