Worker jumps to death from 16th floor of dormitory building.
Female worker (18 years old) commits suicide at dormitory building by taking pesticide dichlorvos.
Worker jumps to his death from his apartment building.
45-year old male worker stabs himslef in the chest with a small fruit knife at factory cafeteria, attempting suicide. Survived after hospital care.
Female factory worker (44 years old) at luxury leather handbag assembly jumps from factory’s 5th floor.
Female factory worker (45 years old) jumps to death from sixth factory floor after argument with manager about taking time off from work. Allegedly, her poor performance was often criticized and as a result abused by her manager. At the time, she worked at the factory 11 hour daily shifts, 7 days/week.
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.
Factory engineer (25 years old) jumped of building last week. Before her death an incident occurred of factory officials rebuking her, and telling her she would lose her job.
Very poor conditions at shoe factory (over 15,000 workers): frequent suicides; discrimination against workers; 10 hour regular daily shifts; at least 11 hour daily shifts, 6 days/week during peak seasons; exposure to extreme high temperatures and chemicals; lack of safety equipment.
3 workers end their lives in 4 month timespan, by jumping from factory building (YYII-S6), allegedly over demonstration towards poor factory treatment.