Date Company Accusation City / Area / Country Source Tags Media
Hongkai Electronic Technology
(Supplier Of ABLECOM)
11-12 work hours each day, for 30 days each month - monthly overtime exceeding 142 hours - during peak season (September - November). If workers do not work overtime, they won't get a living wage. Malfunctioning machines lead in the past to over 8 major accidents resulting in life-long disabilities. Work pace is fast, no time to use the bathroom. Managers speak harshly and crudely to workers.  Huangjiang, Dongguang, China China Labor WatchAbusive Management, Discrimination, Excessive Work Hours, Forced Overtime, Injuries & Diseases, Inspection Fraud, Non-Living Wage, Occupational Hazard
01/02/2007Mechanical Keyparts Philippines (MKP) Incorporation
(Supplier Of ABLECOM)
Labor issues at factory (1,500 employees) manufacturing HDD parts: compulsury overtime; 12 hour daily shifts, 6 days/week; 7 days/week during peak season (72-84 hours/week); workers indicate their wage is not a living wage; union formation strictly prohibited by management.    Cavite Economic Zone, PhilippinesSOMOExcessive Work Hours, Forced Overtime, Non-Living Wage, Union Repression