We at GP Garments (Pvt) Ltd. are confident of our stakeholders’ commitment to engage in ethical business practices and to take a clear stand against any form of unethical or illegal practices. Hence, the Company conducts business in a manner that does not in any way compromise on ethical principles.
Our Code of Conduct binds us to the following specific minimum standards which we believe are essential to meeting these goals.read more
The Company shall
The Company shall
The garments shall be produced as per the approved sample, quality level and price. The customer orders shall be delivered on time.
The Company provides a safe, hygienic and healthy workplace setting and takes necessary steps to prevent accidents and injury arising out of, linked with or occurring in the course of work or as a result of the operation of Company facilities. The Company has systems to detect, avoid and respond to potential risks to the safety and health of all employees.
Company employees do not work in excess of 60 hours per week including overtime hours allowed by the laws of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Employees are allowed at least 24 consecutive hours of rest in every seven day work period.
Wages and Benefits
Company employees are paid timely at least the minimum wage required by the laws of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. and provided legally mandated benefits, including holidays and leaves and statutory severance when employment ends.
In addition to their compensation for regular hours of work, employees shall be compensated for overtime hours at a premium rate as is legally required in the labour law.
There shall not be any use of forced labour, whether in the form of prison labour, bonded labour or otherwise.
No person shall be employed at an age younger than 16. Employees under 18 are not employed in hazardous conditions.
Every employee shall be treated with respect and dignity. No employee shall be subject to any physical, sexual, psychological or verbal harassment or abuse.
Employees of GP Garments are not subject to discrimination in employment, including during hiring, compensation, promotion or discipline, termination or retirement on the basis of gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, nationality, political opinion, trade union affiliation, social or ethnic origin or any other status protected by the laws of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
The Company maintains social dialogue practices of its employees in the Company.
The company protects human health and the environment by meeting applicable regulatory requirements including air emissions, solid/hazardous waste and water discharge. The Company adopts reasonable measures to mitigate negative operational impacts on the environment and strives to continuously improve environmental performance.
As a condition of doing business, the Company shall implement and integrate this Code and applicable laws into its business and submit to verification and monitoring. The Company shall post this Code, in the language(s) of its employees.
We strongly believe that a happy and satisfied employee is a productive employee. All our employees are offered benefits that often exceed industry norms. This includes attractive remunerations packages, medical, insurance and many other perks. In addition, free meals, free uniforms, a fully air-conditioned working environment and a modern canteen facility are provided, while other financial benefits such as encashment of leave for up to 21 days, bonuses, funeral donations and loan facilities are also offered to our employees.
As a Company that continuously strives to produce better systems and procedures for career and talent management as well as employee development, GP Garments invests a significant amount of time, money and effort to ensure that all training requirements of our staff members are met. We strongly believe that highly skilled and trained employees who are motivated, well disciplined, satisfied and committed, will result in higher performance. In order to achieve these objectives, GP Garments has its very own training school designed to develop job skills as well as soft skills of our staff members. Job related training programmes such as the Supervisor Training Programmes conducted by Lecturers of the Clothing Industry Training Institute (CITI) and Leadership/Motivational Training Programs are organized throughout the year, so as to encourage employee motivation, creative thinking, personal growth and career development.
GP Garments strongly believes that extra-curricular activities go a long way in ensuring that our employees remain healthy, motivated and satisfied. We also believe that sports events, entertainment activities, cultural and religious ceremonies enhance team spirit and increase workplace cooperation. We organize weekly free doctor consultations and regular eye-care campaigns to ensure that all the employees are fit and healthy. Cricket, Badminton, Netball tournaments, dancing, drawing, poetry competitions, Pirith chanting are held annually to keep everyone encouraged and motivated.read more