Labor violations at electronics manufacturer: over 200 children workers hired under the age of 16; required to work 1.5 hours daily without pay; normal work 13 hours/day for 30 days (390 hours/month); more than 400 hours/month during peak seasons, 60 of those without pay; no gloves, masks and proper ergonomics in workplace; hand, eye and other bodily injuries.
Gross and systematic labour abuses are found at iPad mini manufacturer, including excessive and unpaid overtime, abusive use of student labor, and hazardous working environments, according to NGO investigation.
Factory (~ 3.000 workers) violations specializing in R&D of plastic and electronic toys; withhold of worker wages for 45 days; unpaid insurance for most workers.
Labor violations at factory (800 workers) producing toys; 11-12 hour daily shifts; 2 days of rest per month; unpaid overtime according to law; workers exposed to toxic fumes; wages paid after three months of work.
12 hours/day work shifts (4 hours daily overtime); compulsory overtime; occupational safety concerns – in factory (700-800 workers) producing plastic products.
Factory does not provide compensation to workers for previous below minimum wage pay.
Terrible working conditions in factory (~3,000 workers) producing balls and sportswear; during peak season (October to February) workers don’t even have one day off a month; very low wages; factory withholds a month’s wage; workers experience ‘unimaginable pain’ on their hands from chemicals used; gloves provided only when factory is audited; factory trains workers to deceive clients.
McDonald’s involved in labor violations in Beijing, such as prolonging working hours arbitrarily, paying wages in arrears, and not paying wages for probationary periods.
KFC involved in labor violations in Beijing, such as prolonging working hours arbitrarily, paying wages in arrears, and not paying wages for probationary periods.
Investigation uncovers 18 sets of legal and ethical violations, including 84 to 110 hours of monthly overtime, up to 13-hour working days, as well as hot and crowded dormitories, in 6 toy factories.