Microsoft

Date Company Accusation City / Area / Country Source Tags Media
31/08/2012
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01/05/2012

(Supplier Of Microsoft)
Labor violations at SDI Mobile factory (3500 workers) producing mobile displays: workers reach up to 186 hours of overtime during peak season; overtime is forced; serious gender and age discrimination; insulting and beating up of workers; hiring workers under 18 years of age; some workers receive wages below the legal minimum.  Xiqing, Tianjin, ChinaChina Labor WatchAbusive Management, Beatings & Violence, Child Labor, Discrimination, Excessive Work Hours, Non-Living Wage
11/01/2012Foxconn Technology Group
(Supplier Of Microsoft)
Three hundred protesting staff at Foxconn factory that builds Xbox 360s threaten "mass suicide" if their demands over unpaid wages and higher pay are not met.Wuhan, Hubei, ChinaChina Labor WatchUnpaid Wages
31/05/2011
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01/05/2011
Flextronics Ltd., Co.
(Supplier Of Microsoft)
During peak season (June-October), workers must work 10.5 hours daily, 7 days/week. Working hours exceed 310 hours per month, including 130 hours of overtime. A 23-year-old male worker was recently killed in the warehouse when a vehicle loaded with products backed into him.Zhuhai, Guangdong, ChinaChina Labor WatchDeaths, Discrimination, Excessive Work Hours, Non-Living Wage, Occupational Hazard
30/11/2006
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01/11/2006

(Suppliers Of Microsoft)
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