Commitment Policy to Essential Work Requirements

TDI is committed to the essential requirements of work in accordance with national legislation creating control mechanisms to identify, combat and eliminate any type of practice or attitude that violates these requirements, including but not limited to:

  • Use of child labor and its worst forms and do not employ workers under the age of 16 except as apprentices in accordance with national legislation;
  • Use of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
  • Use of physical and sexual violence;
  • Withholding wages/including payment of employment fees and/or payment of deposit to commence employment;
  • Restriction of mobility/movement;
  • Retention of passport and identity documents; and
  • Threats of reporting to the authorities.

TDI makes it possible for employment relationships to be voluntary and based on mutual consent, without the threat of penalty, while also ensuring and respecting that:

  • There is no discrimination in employment and occupation;
  • There is freedom of association and the effective right to collective bargaining;
  • Workers may establish or join workers' organizations of their own choosing;
  • There is complete freedom for workers' organizations to draw up their constitutions and rules;
  • The rights of workers to engage in lawful activities related to forming, associating or assisting the organization of workers or to refrain from doing the same;
  • and will not discriminate or punish workers for exercising these rights.

TDI ensures that it negotiates with legally established workers' organizations and/or duly selected representatives in good faith and with best efforts to reach a collective bargaining agreement. Collective bargaining agreements are implemented where they exist.

REVISÃO: A-17/02/2022