Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.85
Liaison Amy Butler
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Michigan State University
EN-15: Trademark Licensing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Samantha Stevens
University Licensing Programs
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Is the institution a member of the Worker Rights Consortium?:

Is the institution a member of the Fair Labor Association? :

A brief description of the institution’s WRC or FLA membership, including the year membership was last established or renewed:

WRC: MSU joined this independent labor rights monitoring organization in July, 2005. MSU is a member as an educational institution and recognizes the founding contributors, who were university administrators, students, and international labor rights experts. Joining the WRC allows MSU to benefit from the WRC's assistance with enforcement of the university's labor rights and codes of conduct. The university renews its membership annually each July. The last renewal was July 2018.
FLA: MSU joined in July 1999, and the university renews its membership annually each July. The last renewal was July 2018. MSU collaborates with the FLA to provide employees with resources, training, or dialogues as seen fit. The FLA works to create lasting and sustaining solutions to abusive labor practices through provision of such resources.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

MSU is member of WRC and FLA; in addition, minimum and non-negotiable requirements are that all MS standard licensees seek and receive membership in the FLA and adhere to its code of conduct. 

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