BYD Company Ltd.

Date Company Accusation City / Area / Country Source Tags Media
BYD Company Ltd.Labor concerns at factory (30,000 workers) manufacturing electronics: age discrimination upon hiring (16 - 35 years old); use of chlid labor (as low as 16); as many as 12 hour daily work shifts; and as many as 30 days/month; verbally abusive management; workers regularly exposed to chemicals, radiation, and other occupational hazards with inadequate protective equipment; deafening and extremely hot environment; at least four work-related injuries reported in the laser welding workshop such as cuts or hands crushed by machinery; pay for most workers is calculated according to lowest local monthly salary (1,320 RMB = $209).Baolong District, Shenzhen, ChinaChina Labor WatchAbusive Management, Child Labor, Discrimination, Excessive Work Hours, Injuries & Diseases, Non-Living Wage, Occupational Hazard
BYD Company Ltd.Labor conditions at Baolong electronics factory (over 20.000 workers): 2 worker suicide attempts allegedly due to work stress, 1 dead, 1 survived (in the past 2 years); 10 hour daily work shifts (12 hours overall factory stay); 270 hours each month; 144 hours monthly overtime during busy season (September-December); 14 days non-stop work in busy season; wages less than 1 USD/hour.Baolong, Shenzhen, Guangdong, ChinaChina Labor WatchDeaths, Excessive Work Hours, Non-Living Wage, Suicides

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An investigation of 13 Shenzhen electronics factories producing components for many well-known brand names found widespread labour abuses.Shenzhen, Guangdong, ChinaBusiness & Human Rights Resource CenterChild Labor, Discrimination, Excessive Work Hours, Non-Living Wage, Occupational Hazard, Unpaid Overtime