The Home Depot

Date Company Accusation City / Area / Country Source Tags Media
14/09/2012The Home DepotHome Depot suddenly closes all seven stores in China. Employees, suppliers, and consumers in Zhengzhou not informed beforehand, resulting in significant wages and product payment arrears.Zhengzhou, Henan, ChinaChina Labor Watch (10th par)Unpaid Wages
(Client of The Home Depot)
Allegations of criminal acceptance of bribes by Intertek auditor in exchange for overlooking fraud at the Hang Fat toy factory's salary and working hours records. The auditor asked the factory to pay a bribe in order to allow the factory pass the audit. The factory paid the required bribe.Shenzhen, Guangdong, ChinaChina Labor Watch, (2)Bribing & Corruption, Inspection Fraud, Non-Living Wage
12/01/2009Source Pro Industries Ltd
(Supplier Of The Home Depot)
Excessive hours at factory (~900 workers) manufacturing electric fireplaces, heaters, fans and other commodities; 11.5-12.5 daily shifts 6 days/week during slow season; 7 days/week during peak season. Other worker complaints include: low wages, injuries, high temperatures and overstress.  Dongguan, Guangdong, ChinaChina Labor WatchExcessive Work Hours, Injuries & Diseases, Non-Living Wage, Occupational Hazard, Unpaid Insurance