Worker jumps to death from 16th floor of dormitory building.
Incident Tag: Suicides
Beyond Foxconn : Deplorable Working Conditions Characterize Apple’s Entire Supply Chain (Flextronics suicide2)
Female worker (18 years old) commits suicide at dormitory building by taking pesticide dichlorvos.
Beyond Foxconn : Deplorable Working Conditions Characterize Apple’s Entire Supply Chain (Foxconn suicide)
Worker jumps to his death from his apartment building.
Beyond Foxconn : Deplorable Working Conditions Characterize Apple’s Entire Supply Chain (Fletronics suicide attempt)
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’s Desperate Life Leads to Suicide in Dongguan Factory
Female factory worker (44 years old) at luxury leather handbag assembly jumps from factory’s 5th floor.
A female worker Relative Blames Suicide in Mattel’s supplier factory
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.
BYD Company limited investigative report (Baolong SHenzhen)
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.
Foxconn engineer jumps to death in China
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.
A Case Study: Adidas And Yueyuen (YYII-S6)
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.
A Case Study: Adidas And Yueyuen (YY suicides 2008)
3 workers end their lives in 4 month timespan, by jumping from factory building (YYII-S6), allegedly over demonstration towards poor factory treatment.